Mahogany: (Swietenia macrophylla)

Mahogany: (Swietenia macrophylla)

Available Sizes:

4/4 through 9/4 Sel & Btr

4/4 through 8/4 #1 Com & Btr

General Description

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.


Reasonable availability.

Physical Properties

It has excellent workability, and is very durable and slow to rot.

Main Uses

Furniture, cabinets, rotary and flat sawn veneers, staircases, doors, musical instruments, intarsia works, window frames, and the weapons industry