help with species - Teak? Mahogany?

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Forum topic by steve posted 04-07-2016 01:20 AM 748 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-07-2016 01:20 AM

Woman had this bookcase made by a boat builder friend of hers years ago…she assumes it is Teak…she wants another bookcase to match (just smaller), and I am not sure if it is Teak or Mahogany/?

-- steve/USA

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#1 posted 04-07-2016 02:29 AM

Looks a lot like mahogany.


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#2 posted 04-07-2016 02:57 AM

Mahogany definitely.

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#3 posted 04-07-2016 02:58 AM

Mahogany (Honduran).

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 04-07-2016 09:37 AM


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#5 posted 04-07-2016 10:29 AM

No, I would say Honduran Mahogany. The rest of the LJs are smoking something.

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#6 posted 04-07-2016 12:08 PM

Genuine mahogany.

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