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Mahogany 3/4" x 4" x 48"

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Honduran Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) is also known as Tropical Mahogany, South American Mahogany, Caoba and Chiculte. It is planted throughout the whole of the tropics as a sustainable forest crop, and is widely available. It has a short grain which grows in a swirling pattern. The shortness of the grain makes it perfect for carving, turning, and other woodworking. It cuts beautifully without chipping, works a lot like Walnut, being approx. the same weight as Walnut, sands well, glues well and finishes to a luxurious red-gold sheen. There are few woods as beautiful or as pleasant to work.
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    Good guitar neck material

    By  Jezz

    from Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer


    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use


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    Comments about Mahogany 3/4" x 4" x 48" :

    Very good for guitar necks. This size is prefect. One of these will make a good guitar neck. Good tone and moderately high strength for a lightish hardwood. One of the best features of this mahogany is its shaping. It shapes so well and nicely and isn't too harsh on cutting tools.

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