Veneer Species Guide

Columbia Forest Products is proud to offer an exciting variety of hardwood and decorative softwood species of faces to meet the demand for architectural individuality in interior design applications.

Makore, Rosebud

  • Latin name: Tieghmella heckelii
  • Common name(s): African Cherry, Douka, Cherry Mahogany
  • Sources: West Africa
CHARACTERISTICS Heartwood can vary from pinkish red to rich blood red. Usually straight grain, but when interlocked grain is present produces block mottled figure, striping, or combination when quarter sliced.
COMMON CUTS Quarter sliced, Plain sliced, Rotary cut
USES Architectural millwork, molding, judges panels, flat wall panels, some cabinetry, fine furniture, inlay, and accent trim.
AVAILABILITY Reasonable depending on specifications
PRICE $$$-$$$$ depending on specification