Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterRanks among the finest cabinet woods. Exceptionally stable and clear with a natural luster. Moderately coarse texture. Requires filling to achieve a class smooth surface but accepts virtually all finishes with ease. Widely praised for its response to hand tools, power tools, and all woodworking procedures.
Color RangeYellowish brown to reddish or orange brown.
Other NamesAcajou, Acajou Amerique, Aguano, Belize mahogany, Big leafed mahogany, Bigleaf mahogany, Caguano, Cao, Caoba, Caoba de Atlantico, Caobilla, Chiculte, Cobano, Gateado, Honduras mahogany, Mahogany, Mara
Some Typical UsesFurniture, cabinets, guitars and other musical instruments, interiors, boat building, pattern making, trim, entry doors, stairs.
What's the Tree Like?The pride of South America, this tree grows to over 150 feet with trunk diameter over 72" above large buttresses. The Mahogany Genuine tree grows in Latin America
2.58lbs /Bd. Ft.
801Janka Rating (?)
0.59Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Mahogany Genuine:
Ease of Finishing