Swietenia Mahogany

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Swietenia Mahogany is a beautiful wood species with a grain finer than the African mahogany species. The heartwood is reddish-brown to light brown, glossy, often veined, and the sapwood is yellowish to white grey. Quarter sawn Swietenia mahogany has broad stripes.

General discription

  • Durable (Class 2)
  • Weight is about 450 to 650 kg/m3, at a moisture content of 12%
  • Easy to work with all tools
  • Botanic name: Swietenia Macrophylla

Growing Area
Tropical America

Main uses
Stairs, joinery, carpentry and boatbuilding

Swietenia Mahogany & Worldwood
Worldwood holds stocks sourced from Central America. Swietenia Mahogany is available as square-edged lumber. Available according to specification or in complete bundles. Purchasing, processing and storage are available for special projects.


Thickness (mm)Width (mm)Length (mm)
26 – 33 – 40 – 52 – 65 – 80, other thicknesses upon request130 and wider1850 up to 4000

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