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

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

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Genuine Mahogany 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 Genuine Mahogany?
Elevate your woodworking with the luxurious, reddish-brown hues and fine, straight grain of genuine mahogany. Effortless to machine, carve, and sand, plus it’s ideal for heirloom-quality furniture and gorgeous accent projects.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/2" (≈ 1/2" approx)
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"


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


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


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

(Swietenia macrophylla)
Genuine Mahogany grows in Latin America

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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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May 2nd, 2020
Verified Buyer
East Texas
Mahogany sample
Nice clear piece of wood
January 26th, 2020
Verified Buyer
Hobbyist Woodworker
Used to test guitar finish
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.
Familiarity: I haven't used it yet
October 26th, 2019
Verified Buyer
D. L. Julian
Hardwood Sample
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.
Familiarity: I've used it in a LOT of projects
October 1st, 2019
Verified Buyer
Balto MD
Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample
On time delivery.solid samples very satisfied
July 12th, 2019
Verified Buyer
Just what I needed to sample the stain color for my new exterior home doors.
October 23rd, 2018
Verified Buyer
Mahogany Sample
We needed a sample of mahogany to test stain colors. Woodworkers sent promptly so that we could test for our project.
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