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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello! Newbie here. Starting to do woodworking. I bought 80 m² of mahogany wood tiles like those in the photos attached to this thread. I am to use half of them to refloor my workshop (40m²), and planning to upcycle the rest. Photos on smugmug...
  2. Project Showcase
    Hi my fellow woodworders, I just built a mahogany dining table out of my own design. I attached two pictures here and want your suggestions on finishing it. I have sanded the table top with 200 grits and then 320 grits and then applied two coatings of clear Danish oil. I notice some areas...
  3. Project Showcase
    I recently discovered this forum and decided that I might as well brag a little bit about projects I've completed recently. Your feedback and critique are very welcome, as I am only starting the woodworking journey. Couple of months back I've bought miter saw and was looking for a starter...
  4. Wood Finishing
    Hi, I'm building a 'fancy' set of corn-hole boards using mahogany and iron pipes with floor flanges as the legs. Can I paint a graphic onto the boards after I've stained them, but before I put the wipe-on polyurethane on the boards? :confused1: I plan on using 'Montana Gold' acrylic spray...
  5. Wood Finishing
    I am building a toy airplane, and some of the parts are made from African mahogany. The freshly sanded and cut areas are much darker than the parts that I left alone. I have heard that mahogany darkens over time, so I assume it will eventually even out, but do I need to wait before finishing...
  6. Project Showcase
    Made this bench in 10th grade out of either Philipeno or Honduras mahogany, not quite sure.
  7. General Woodworking Discussion
    I've just been given 6 10ft mahogany unfinished 2x4s. What would you suggest I do with them?
  8. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Hi A little history. If I understood correctly about this wood when it was bought it was quite fresh, recently cut from a log. It was cut and shaped to different pieces to make a table. There 2 wood types, mahogany and ebony. This was 17 years ago and the wood was placed in storage never to be...
  9. General Woodworking Discussion
    I am designing a large outdoor kitchen for a client and while quite familiar with interior cabinetry construction I am not well versed in exterior cabinetry. I am considering constructing the cabinet boxes of 3/4" MDO and the face frames from mahogany. I have 2 questions: 1) Is painted MDO...
  10. Wood Finishing
    Hi All, I'm sorry if this question has been asked a million times. I'm getting ready to build a built-in for a closet. I will use plywood for box construction, and solid wood for face. I have a choice between mahogany, birch and red oak for building material (I live on an island in...
  11. Project Showcase
    Just uploaded a few pictures of my latest work: a bathroom sink made of marine plywood (mahogany). Let me know what you think! :huh: http://woodensinksandbaths.com/wood-sink/wood-sink-2 If you have any questions about my work, there's a free e-book on the site with a load of tips and...
  12. Project Showcase
    This is one of my rocking chairs done in Genuine Mahogany. I made this one for my oldest granddaughter, who has beautiful red hair. The inlay in the headstock is made from Curly Maple and Ebony. it is the southwestern symbol for the Butterfly, which signifies Eternal Life. This was my first...
  13. Project Showcase
    Here's the latest item I have built that was on the honey-do list. It is an African mahogany and tiger maple chest/toybox for my daughter that matches the reat of her bedroom set that I built. I decided to test myself and try out a breadboard ended top for the first time. I used bloodwood for...
  14. Project Showcase
    Started making pens on Christmas eve. I'd never used the lathe before, and these were made on the 24th and 25th. Lot's of fun!
  15. Design & Plans
    I plan to use Mahogany, and a Maple Burl veneer top. My question is what can i use for the top and bottomg of the case. David Marks used Maple ply, but do i need to use that, or could i just use Baltic Birch or something like that. thanks guys
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