Mahogany: (Swietenia macrophylla)
4/4 through 9/4 Sel & Btr
4/4 through 8/4 #1 Com & Btr
Mahogany has a bendy, thick and rough grain, and is relatively free of voids and pockets. It has a reddish brown color which darkens over time, and displays a beautiful reddish sheen when polished.
It has excellent workability, and is very durable and slow to rot.
Furniture, cabinets, rotary and flat sawn veneers, staircases, doors, musical instruments, intarsia works, window frames, and the weapons industry