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Santos Mahogany

Santos Mahogany

Janka Hardness 2200 (what's this? )
Mahogany (Santos) is 175% as hard as Red Oak (2200 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Mahogany (Santos)
  • Botanical Name
    Myroxylon, balsamum
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Santos Mahogany, Cabreuva Vermelha, Red Incensio
  • Origin
    South America , Central America
  • Description
    Mahogany (Santos) has hard and richly-colored features and is known for its intense range of shades.
  • Stability
    No information available at this time.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Mahogany (Santos) This scent of this tree has been associated with adverse respiratory reactions in some individuals when working with the dust of this wood so care should be taken.
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Mahogany (Santos) undergoes a slight degree of color change with a slight muting of the color range over time.
  • Color Range
    Mahogany (Santos) coloring ranges from light orange brown with yellow overtones to deep brown with purple and red tones.

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