|Santos Mahogany |
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DESCRIPTION: Exhibits a range of color between light orange/brown with yellowish overtones to a dark reddish/purplish brown. This lumber actually a bit harder than Honduran Mahogany. This wood also features an interlocked grain, which gives it a strong ribbon-like pattern.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Central America
BOTANICAL NAME: Myroxylon Balsamo
WORKING PROPERTIES: Can be finished smoothly with a high natural polish. All nails & screws must use pre-drilled holes.
USES: Fine furniture, cabinets, interior millwork, hardwood flooring, entry doors, stairs & moldings.
JANKA HARDNESS: 2200