Mango

mango

Scientific Name: Mangifera indica
Location: tropical Asia & Oceania
Dried Weight: 42lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,070lbf
Crushing Strength: 7,240lbf /in2

 

Mango has spalling that is commonly present which makes the wood a kaleidoscope of colors at times. Under normal circumstance the heartwood is a golden brown color. The grain is straight or interlocked and it has a medium to coarse texture. The wood gives off a good natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse- porous. Mango is rated as moderately durable to perishable in regards to decay. It is a fair wood to work with and will readily dull cutting edges. The wood glues and finishes well.

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