Mahogany (Santos) is 175% as hard as Red Oak (2200 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Santos Mahogany, Cabreuva Vermelha, Red Incensio
South America , Central America
Mahogany (Santos) has hard and richly-colored features and is known for its intense range of shades.
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- 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.