Koa Lumber

Koa Lumber

CHARACTERISITICS:

USES:  Ukeleles, guitars, architectural woodwork, decorative boxes and gun stocks
ORIGINS: Hawaiian Islands
BOTANICAL NAME:  Acacia koa
COLOR DETAILS: Creamy Sapwood, reddish to dark brown heartwood with dark brown zones marking the growth rings
WEIGHT: 3.3 lbs per B.F.
WORKABILITY: Works easily with hand and power tools despite being very hard and dense. Holds nails and screws well. Gluing properties can be variable. Finishes excellently.

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Koa Lumber for Sale

Koa is a truly unique specie of hardwood that comes from the Hawaiian Islands.  It’s one of a kind, multicolored, appearance makes it highly sought after for musical instruments, custom furniture and decorative boxes.  Koa is very rare and is one of the most expensive species on earth.