Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample

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Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample

$10.00 ea.

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48 U.S., standard ground

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Mahogany Genuine Hardwood Sample

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.

About Mahogany Genuine (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 Mahogany Genuine tree grows
Mahogany Genuine is an exotic wood from Latin America & Fiji

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.
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Customer Ratings & Reviews

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7 Total Reviews
May 1, 2018
5 out of 5
Just what I needed.
Review by  Anonymous 
I purchased this beautiful piece of wood to make a custom tremolo block for a Fender Stratocaster. Eric Clapton is the genius behind the technique. Basically I needed a piece of tonal wood to fit into the space between the tremolo block and the body of the guitar. By doing this it brings the entire body of the guitar into the mix increasing tone, sustain and resonance. Mahogany is one of the best tonal woods out there, Gibson Les Paul's use this wood exclusively. Anyway, this was a perfect piece of wood and I would recommend it for any type of use as it is extremely beautiful.
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November 30, 2017
5 out of 5
Genuine Mahogany Sample
Review by  BJ from Hoover, AL
Sample showed grain which was needed to match to grain on entrance door and frame. Ordered 4 samples of different woods to match grain and see color of wood before staining.
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Recommended
October 11, 2017
5 out of 5
Mahoghany samples helped us pick the perfect stain for our doors
Review by  Dee from Kentucky
Perfect solution for us to evaluate stains for our unfinished mahoghany wood doors.
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Recommended
August 29, 2017
5 out of 5
Very nice sample of Mahogany wood
Review by  JC from Plantation, FL
I was looking to substitute the wood I use for my application with Genuine Mahogany wood but it did not work but the piece I got was perfect for other uses but not for mine. I need Saqui Saqui wood for my application, Great service at woodworker source, thanks, JC...
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March 14, 2017
5 out of 5
Sample mahogany
Review by  Matthew from 70809
Everything was as expected and as mahogany as possible!
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March 14, 2017
5 out of 5
Sample mahogany
Review by  Matthew from 70809
Everything was as expected and as mahogany as possible!
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