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Mahogany Wood Veneer

Mahogany VeneerMahogany has become a kind of generic term for any one of a handful of imported, fine grain, reddish-brown wood veneers. Genuine Honduras mahogany has been over-harvested and is considered by many to be commericially extinct. Because of this, several other species are now imported from Africa and Asia. This alternate mahogany (Khaya) typically has a darker and tighter grain and is in plentiful supply.

Looking for large sheets of this species? We also offer it in AA grade paper-backed veneer, which can be applied with contact cement or any other veneer adhesive.

Common Name:
  Khaya, Gold Coast mahogany, Ivory Coast mahogany, Nigerian mahogany
Scientific Name:
  Khaya ivorensis
Family:
  Meliaceae
Color:
  Reddish Brown, Red, Orange
 Origin:
  Africa, Asia
Hardness:
  Medium to Hard
Texture:
  Interlocking, fine grain
Finishing:
  Readily accepts stains and finishes
Restrictions:   This species is regulated by CITES and due to regulations set forth by the United States Department of Fish and Wildlife, we can not ship this veneer outside of the USA.
Did You Know:
  The bark of the khaya tree is bitter in taste but it has been used as a remedy for cough.



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