Feature Friday – Species of the Month – Mahogany

February 28, 20080 Comments

This month’s wood species is Mahogany. A beautiful wood that has been favored by woodworkers for making “high end” furniture, cabinets, and so much more. The dark reddish-brown color of the heartwood is easily identifiable. Mahogany works and shapes easily with both power and hand tools – as long as they’re sharp. It’s readiness to accept preservatives applied to it makes it a great choice for boats and outdoor furniture.

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