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Interior and Exterior Wood Spiral Stairs


African Mahogany Hardwood Option from Unique Spiral Stairs



The following is acceptable for interior use

African Mahogany

Sources
All of Africa
Other Names
Khaya
Characteristics
A reddish brown wood, with fairly coarse and uneven texture. Hardness & weight are both medium.
Milling
Tends to tear out when it is machined or worked by hand.
Finishing
Usually is stained dark for reproduction furniture.
Key Uses
Furniture, cabinet making, interior trim, & boat building.
Comments
A low cost mahogany, that is not often used to to its workability. The figured wood know as "Ribbon Stripe" is highly sought after for paneling.

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