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.
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.