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. It’s a popular wood material in guitar tops. Mahogany assures a warm, darker tone than cedar and spruce. Mahogany is a versatile tonewood which is very well suited to almost all musical styles. The combination of Mahogany with other tonewoods assures a balanced tone.
Pale pinkish brown to dark reddish brown
Uniform and medium texture. Straight, irregular, interlocked or wavy grain pattern.