Mahogany Wood Flooring


Mahogany



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Species - Imported

Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish


Appearance


Color: Dark reddish brown.

Grain: Striped figuring in quartersawn selections; texture is even and very fine.


Variations Within Species And Grades: Moderate color variation

Workability


Sawing/Machining: Moderately difficult due to hardness; carbide tooling recommended.


Sanding: Sands satisfactorily.


Nailing: No known problems.


Finishing: Oil residue may be a problem. This can be eliminated by wiping with the appropriate 100% pure (not recycled) solvent before the sealer is applied.

Comments Some respiratory/allergic reaction potential. Origin: South America

Properties


Hardness/Janka: Janka:2200; (71% harder than Northern red oak).


Dimensional Stability: Above average (6.2; 28% more stable than red oak).


Durability: Availability


Readily available.


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