Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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48 U.S., standard ground
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Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
 
Why Choose Mahogany Genuine?

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 1/2"
Width 3"
Length 6"
Grade Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Mahogany Genuine (Swietenia macrophylla)

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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 Mahogany Genuine tree grows
Mahogany Genuine 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 Mahogany Genuine
Color Range
Yellowish brown to reddish or orange brown.
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.
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.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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4.9
out of 5
5 (12)
4 (1)
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1 (0)
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4.9
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5 (12)
4 (1)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
13 Total Reviews
May 2, 2020
5 out of 5
Mahogany sample
Review by  Anonymous 
Nice clear piece of wood
Verified Buyer
Recommended
January 26, 2020
5 out of 5
Used to test guitar finish
Review by  Anonymous 
I recently purchased a guitar kit with a mahogany body and maple neck, and decided to try a finish with Tru Oil. This is the first time I've done a serious woodworking project and didn't want to screw it up, so I wanted to try the finish on some test wood pieces first. Locating mahogany and maple scraps turned out to be harder than I assumed, especially smaller pieces that cost $20 or less each. The pieces from Woodworkers Source were exactly what I needed, and cost less than $20 together shipped. The pieces really helped me to get a feel for sanding and applying the oil, and gave an accurate preview of how my finishing process looks on the actual guitar. The mahogany looks especially awesome with Tru Oil. It darkens up and reveals lots of interesting details. With maple, the change in appearance was more subtle. It goes from a soft white to more of an amber white, but does help to show off the grain. It also has a nice feel to it, which is the main consideration for a guitar neck.
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Recommended
October 26, 2019
5 out of 5
Hardwood Sample
Review by  D. L. Julian from michigan
My order was very small yet this fine company handled me as if I was a regular customer. The package arrived quickly, was exactly as illustrated and described, in fine condition. I very much recommend this firm, and will use them again when the need arises.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
October 1, 2019
4 out of 5
Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample
Review by  General from Balto MD
On time delivery.solid samples very satisfied
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 12, 2019
5 out of 5
Mdcasas
Review by  Anonymous 
Just what I needed to sample the stain color for my new exterior home doors.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
October 23, 2018
5 out of 5
Mahogany Sample
Review by  Mel from Texas
We needed a sample of mahogany to test stain colors. Woodworkers sent promptly so that we could test for our project.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
13 Total Reviews
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