Honduran Mahogany - Swietenia macrophylla

Color can vary a fair amount with Honduran Mahogany, from a pale pinkish brown, to a darker reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age.  The texture is medium and uniform, with moderate natural luster.  Honduran Mahogany’s easy workability, combined with its beauty and phenomenal stability have made this lumber an enduring favorite.  Common Uses include furniture, cabinetry, turned objects, veneers, musical instruments, boatbuilding, and carving

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Origin:  Southern Mexico to central South America;  also commonly grown on plantations

Janka Hardness:  900 lbf (4,020 N)

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