Description: Genuine Mahogany Wood Countertops are made of very popular wood. It is popular particularly for all-weather applications. It is a light red-brown. The color darkens with age. Genuine Mahogany works well with machine tools. It was and is the most prized hardwood for classic furniture makers.
Alternate Trade Names: Honduran Mahogany, South American Mahogany, Big Leaf Mahogany, Cuban Mahogany
Origin: South America
Color: Light red-brown
Janka Hardness: 800
Genuine Mahogany Facts: Genuine Mahogany has a relatively fast growth rate. It is typically used for millwork, boatbuilding, guitar backs and other musical instruments, veneers, turnery, windows, doors, mouldings, banisters and railings, and cabinetry. Genuine Mahogany has become scarce due to supply loss. Grothouse offers FSC Certification on this species.