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Mahogany lumber

Genuine Mahogany

 Swietenia macrophylla
Other Name(s):  Genuine Mahogany, Honduran Mahogany, Brazilian Mahogany, Bolivian Mahogany.
Distribution: Central and South America
Description:
Heartwood color varies from a pinkish to light and dark brown.  Flat sawn lumber shows a prominent growth ring figure.  Dark color gum or white color deposits commonly form in the pores.  Moderately good steam bending properties
Working Properties:
Can be worked easily with power or hand tools if kept sharpened.  Easy to glue and takes nails and screws well.  Stains and polishes very well.
Uses:
High-end furniture, boat building, interior molding, cabinetmaking, caskets, pianos, etc.
Durability:
Sapwood is liable to attack by powder post beetles.  Heartwood is durable and extremely resistant to preservative treatment

Millwork also available.

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