Mahogany, Brazilian Swietenia macrophylla

Mahogany, Brazilian
Swietenia macrophylla
Density: 640kg/m3


Mahogany is variable in colour ranging from pale or medium reddish brown to deep rich red. The grain is variable from straight grained to interlocking.

Working Properties:

Mahogany is fairly easy to work either with hand or machine tools. Glues, stains and polishes excellently and produces a good veneer.

Physical Properties:

The strength properties are good for a timber of it’s weight. Dries easily and well.



Main Uses:

Furniture, cabinet making, external joinery, boat building, veneers.