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Archive for September, 2010

Great Woodworking Projects Made With Mahogany

Monday, September 20th, 2010

One thing that never gets old is clicking through all the projects at www.lumberjocks.com.  I took it upon myself to seek out mahogany projects – after all, we just landed a whole truckload of the wood.  Here’s what I found, I hope you enjoy these as much as I did.  Click on a picture to get the details for each one.

Click for details: Krenov inspired wine cabinet
Click for details: Greene and Greene Table
Click for details: Jewelry Box #2
Click for details: Blacker Settee
Click for details: Mahogany Sofa Table
Click for details: L. & J.G. Stickley No. 110 Nightstand Reproductions

Mahogany: Which one is the real thing?

Sunday, September 12th, 2010
Mahogany Logs in Mexico

Mahogany Logs

Any discussion of Mahogany may be complex and confusing because there has been a lot of change in the past few years and the term “mahogany” has been applied to several woods for marketing purposes. There is no botanical connection among these different woods. I will try to keep this short and to the point but there is a lot of information available.  Click the heading name for detailed information in the Wood Library.

Today the most widely distributed and used “mahogany” in the marketplace is African mahogany. read more