Mahogany Genuine // Swietenia macrophylla

Ranks 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.
Mahogany Genuine grows in Latin America
map of where Mahogany Genuine grows
Tips & Techniques

Video Tutorial

Learn about woodworking with Mahogany Genuine
color of Mahogany Genuine
Color Range
Yellowish brown to reddish or orange brown.
other names for Mahogany Genuine
Other Names
Acajou, Acajou Amerique, Aguano, Belize mahogany, Big leafed mahogany, Bigleaf mahogany, Caguano, Cao, Caoba, Caoba de Atlantico, Caobilla, Chiculte, Cobano, Gateado, Honduras mahogany, Mahogany, Mara
uses for Mahogany Genuine
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, guitars and other musical instruments, interiors, boat building, pattern making, trim, entry doors, stairs.
the Mahogany Genuine tree
What's the Tree Like?
A massive tree with a beautiful canopy, this tree grows to over 150 feet with trunk diameter over 72" above large buttresses.
Weight

2.58

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-27.93% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

801

Janka Rating
-37.91% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.59

Specific Gravity
-7.81% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 4/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak


Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Mahogany Genuine 4/4 Lumber
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Mahogany Genuine 4/4 Lumber
$12.99 /Board Feet
Mahogany Genuine 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Mahogany Genuine 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Mahogany Genuine 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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Mahogany Genuine 8/4 Lumber
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Mahogany Genuine 8/4 Lumber
$14.99 /Board Feet
Genuine Mahogany Cutting Board Strips
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Genuine Mahogany Cutting Board Strips
$12.00 ea.
Cutting Board Kit - Walnut, Mahogany & Maple On Sale
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Cutting Board Kit - Walnut, Mahogany & Maple
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Regal Mahogany & Maple Cutting Board Kit On Sale
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Genuine Mahogany Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Genuine Mahogany Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Genuine Mahogany Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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Genuine Mahogany Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
$19.00 ea.
Mahogany Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32"
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Mahogany Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32"
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Mahogany Wood Edge Tape:  7/8" x 25' Roll
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Mahogany Wood Edge Tape: 7/8" x 25' Roll
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Mahogany Wood Edge Tape:  13/16" x 250' Roll
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Mahogany Wood Edge Tape: 13/16" x 250' Roll
$37.50 /Roll
Mahogany Wood Edge Tape:  2" x 25' Roll
Mahogany Wood Edge Tape: 2" x 25' Roll
$22.99 /Roll
Mahogany Dowel Rod 1''
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Mahogany Dowel Rod 1''
$24.99 ea.
Mahogany Dowel Rod 1/2''
Mahogany Dowel Rod 1/2''
$8.99 ea.
Mahogany Dowel Rod 1/4''
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Mahogany Dowel Rod 1/4''
$5.89 ea.
Mahogany Dowel Rod 3/4''
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Mahogany Dowel Rod 3/4''
$14.99 ea.
Mahogany Dowel Rod 3/8''
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Mahogany Dowel Rod 3/8''
$7.19 ea.
Mahogany Dowel Rod 5/8''
Mahogany Dowel Rod 5/8''
$10.99 ea.
Mahogany Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
Mahogany Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
$29.99 ea.