Santos Mahogany (Cabreuva)
- Other Common Names:
Brazilian Name: Cabreuva
Santos Mahogany’s unique grain variation, color and hardness make it one of the most popular exotic species.The wood is dark brown with a deep red heartwood. Natural oils grant it excellent decay resistance. In fact, it is also resistant to preservative treatment. As regards woodworking, this tree is regarded as moderately difficult to work but can be finished with a high natural polish; it tends to cause some tool dulling.Santos Mahogany is a beautiful deep red to reddish brown color. It undergoes a slight muting of the color range over time.
Color and Photo-sensitivity: Santos Mahogany’s deep red to reddish brown color undergoes a small degree of change with a slight muting of the color range over time.
Janka Hardness Rating: 2,220 lbs (1306 kg.) By comparison, Northern Red Oak is rated at 1,290 lbs. (585 kg.)
Stability: Width movement expected in a 3” face from a one percent change in moisture content is between 0.005” and 0.009”. By comparison, Northern Red Oak’s value is 0.004” to 0.010”.
Manufacturing Specifications: Moisture content is 6% to 8%. Weight is 3.5 lbs/Sqft
Available in various widths with 1’ to 7’ standard lengths
Unfinished 3/4” Solid Flooring Tongue & Groove, Square Edge, End Matched
Factory Finished 3/4” Solid Flooring, Tongue & Groove with Micro Bevel and End Matched. Aluminum Oxide UV cured finish.
25 Year Wear-Through Warranty.