General Description: Sipo Mahogany has
similar characteristics to Genuine Mahogany. The heartwood is fairly
uniform red- or purple brown; well demarcated from the light brown sapwood.
It is one of the leading woods for manufacturing of exterior joinery and
nautical constructions. Often produces a striped ribbon figure.
Janka Hardness: 670
Color: Light brown sapwood and reddish
brown, mahogany-like heartwood.
Color Change: This
wood is light brown-red when first milled, then darkens significantly over
Interlocked, irregular grain with medium texture.
Stains and finishes well.
Characteristics: Sipo Mahogany is a fairly
soft hardwood. This wood's constant and even quality makes it a
much-sought after variety.