Mahogany wood furniture indonesia are known after colonialism age. before that era, indonesia only use hard wood which is mainly teak wood, our ancestors built their house, furniture, boats and other merchants from teak wood. mahogany usage as furniture introduced by the colonials as a high end furniture materials. and those legacy continue and growing stronger till present day.
Mahogany Wood Characteristics
Mahogany has a straight, fine and even grain, and is relatively free of voids and pockets. Its reddish-brown color darkens over time, and displays a reddish sheen when polished. It has excellent workability, and is very durable. Historically, the tree’s girth allowed for wide boards from traditional mahogany species. These properties make it a favorable wood for crafting cabinets and furniture.
mahogany wood furnitureOne thing to remember when using mahogany wood as furniture is to keep them dry, unlike teak wood, mahogany are not suitable for damp or even wet conditions. they can easily moldy and bending when we place them on such condition. another thing, before we use them as furniture material, always treat mahogany lumber with anti termite and wood worm insect. this is critical because indonesian mahogany often carry those insect. with proper treatment before and after manufacturing, mahogany wood can last almost a lifetime.
Benefits Of Mahogany Wood Furniture
Well…they are stunningly beautiful, those straight and even grain are simply irresistible. that was one major reason using mahogany wood as furniture. this wood are quiet strong also, in fact with a proper treatment, mahogany can use as boat material. at least that what wikipedia said, we never use mahogany to have contact with water, period.
Another reason using mahogany wood furniture are because their natural oil content is low, so we can easily paint them with colors. we cannot do this with teak which has high content of natural oils. Our indonesian furniture factory uses mahogany wood to make painted furniture because of this.
Built Your Mahogany Wood Furniture With Us
Mahogany are native to indonesia, they are plenty of them on our forest. as a matter of fact, they are plenty of them on the side of the road. mahogany are used to become natural detox against carbon dioxide from vehicle. we are not having trouble to get mahogany tree in indonesia, so, with materials easily available, we can push production cost as low as possible, that’s of course result in lower final price. feel free to contact us to get more details.