Honduran Mahogany

Brazilian Honduran Mahogany Electric Guitar Body Blanks

Imported from Brazil

All Products Are Air Dried.

Moisture- Between 9% to 12%

Mahogany is a most commonly used tonewood in guitar production.  Mahogany is a dense wood with dark colors and close grains. The wood has a warmer tonal quality compared to Cedar and Spruce wood. The density of Mahogany wood adds a great punch and projection to the tone featuring a “woody” character.

Mahogany is well –known for its co-operative nature and easy machining. The wood has excellent dimensional stability.  Honduran Mahogany is available in lumber or veneer form. The tonal quality resembles few characteristics of Rosewood. Mahogany is a popular wood used in electric guitar bodies. The mahogany body is combined with maple top for a balanced tone.

 

Wood species Mahogany
Scientific name Swietenia macrophylla
Weight 590 kg/m3
Color Pale pinkish brown to dark reddish brown
Texture Uniform and medium texture. Straight, irregular, interlocked or wavy grain pattern.
Shipping Requires Export Permit
Recommendations Back and sides, Veneer
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