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Posted on What is the best kind of mahogany to use for Chippendale furniture

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#1 posted 10-26-2012 02:46 AM

The best ever was Cuban mahogany but it’s pretty much impossible to acquire. Honduras is a true mahogany, Sapele is not. The latter is used by some because it resembles true mahogany in appearance but it’s nowhere near as good a cabinet wood.

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