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Mahogany trees grow in many of the worlds tropical regions


   

Mahogany can reach the towering heights of 175 feet or more and have a butressed trunk several feet in diameter.

Mahogany has a light purple or pink heartwood which darkens after being exposed to the air. In contrast the sapwood is an off-white to yellow color. Mahogany has a medium to course texture.

Mahogany is somewhat tricky to work with. Sharp tools are a must to prevent the grain from being torn. Mahogany is quite easy to get a good surface for finishing and takes glue well.

Mahogany is also known as

  • munyama
  • ogwango

Mahogany is commonly used for

  • furniture
  • cabinets
  • veneer
  • panelling

Toxicity

Mahogany dust is known to cause skin irritation.

Honduras Mahogany Honduras Mahogany
These colorful woods make dramatic accents, edgings and inlays.Please see our lumber calculator below before ordering lumber by the square foot...

Honduras Mahogany

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