Genuine Mahogany Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

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85.7%
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"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
 
Why Choose Genuine Mahogany?

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.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1-3/4"
Width 1-3/4"
Length 18"
Grade Cut from premium kiln dried lumber
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 an 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.
More Genuine Mahogany!
You have a lot of ways to buy this wood!

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Ratings Snapshot
4.6
out of 5
5 (6)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (1)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
85.7%
4.6
out of 5
5 (6)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (1)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
85.7%
7 Total Reviews
February 1, 2012
5 out of 5
Well-selected, packed, and delivered
Review by  MH from Castle Valley, UT USA
These pieces are being used to reinforce the chair legs of a 40-year-old dining room set that originated in San Salvador, Central America. The wood is an excellent match for the chairs and I was very pleased with the care that was taken in selecting the wood and the promptness with which it was delivered.
Recommended
January 11, 2012
5 out of 5
First time customer.
Review by  Bill from Port Angeles, WA
Excellent quality product, rapidly delivered. I'll be back.
Recommended
December 29, 2011
2 out of 5
Mahogany turning squares; I'll try again
Review by  Bob Manning from Davidson, NC USA
These squares were to be used as legs for a coffee table. But both pieces showed a lot of sapwood; one is unusable for this project, and the other only marginally so.
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Woodworkers Source Responds

Sapwood? In mahogany? That's unusual. If you can send us a picture, we'd like to see and send you replacements. orders@woodworkerssource.com
July 21, 2011
5 out of 5
turning square
Review by  jp from whittier, ca usa
good product and service
Recommended
February 2, 2011
5 out of 5
SUPERB
Review by  CM from , LA
Shipping was excellent. The wood quality and cut were even better. I'd recommend any day.
Recommended
November 10, 2010
5 out of 5
Perfect in every way!
Review by  KSS from white plains, ny usa
Everything was great. I didn't use it for turning--I'm into carving, and it suited my needs perfectly. To everyone out there--You don't need to have a lathe to have fun with this stuff. I rubber her down with some tongue oil to finish and she's a beaut!! No cracks, no knots, and no complaints. You will be hearing from me soon. If you're curious I used the wood for a cheek rest on my gun stock--sweet!
Recommended
7 Total Reviews
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