Genuine Mahogany 4/4 x 6" x 3' Craft Pack, 6 pcs Lumber Shorts

Genuine Mahogany 4/4 x 6" x 3' Craft Pack, 6 pcs
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Genuine Mahogany 4/4 x 6" x 3' Craft Pack, 6 pcs

Beauty
Cast your eyes upon Genuine Mahogany, the humble wood that makes proud furniture and musical instruments. Because of its moderate density and supreme golden-red color, mahogany is a dream to work from hand carving to machining and applying a finish. Other woods might have an appearance like genuine mahogany, but this is the species (Swietenia macrophylla) that sets the standard. Genuine mahogany is stable, flat, clear, and gorgeous.

Unique Buy
It's all 1x6 lumber rather than our usual random width offerings. With this product, you get uniform 6" widths (full 6", not 5.5") so you know what to expect. Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) from rough sawn lumber. You should be able to yield approximately 3/4" thickness after you flatten, plane, shape or sand your project parts to fit your project.


 
Special Buy
Thanks to our global lumber sources, we've found a sweet deal on beautiful 1x6 Genuine Mahogany harvested from certified responsibly managed sawmills in Central America.

Expect the classic high-end beauty of Honduran mahogany yet at a fraction of the price. This affordable mahogany comes in a super easy size of 6" widths.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 4/4, S2S is 13/16"
Width 6"
Length 36"
Grade Select & Better
Quantity 6 pcs
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Genuine Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)

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

map of where Genuine Mahogany tree grows
Genuine Mahogany is a Exotic wood from Latin America

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.

color of Genuine Mahogany
Color Range
Yellowish brown to reddish or orange brown.
the Genuine Mahogany 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.
other names for Genuine Mahogany
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 Genuine Mahogany
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, guitars and other musical instruments, interiors, boat building, pattern making, trim, entry doors, stairs.

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