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Water Damage Wood Floor Specialists
Providing high quality repairs, refinishing, or replacement of your wood floor system.
We are your advocate and we work for you, not the insurance company.
The insurance company’s contractors work for and are paid by the insurance company.
“You have the right to have your home repaired by the repair person of your choice”.
“You have the right to reject any settlement amount including any unfair valuation offered by the insurance company”.
Let Boatright Hardwood Floors guide you through the process to put your home back together.
Mahogany, Santos
Myroxylon balsamum
Appearance

Color: Dark reddish brown.

Grain: Striped figuring in quartersawn selections; texture is even and very fine.

Species & Grade Variations: Moderate color variation.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 2200 (71% harder than Northern red oak).

Dimensional Stability: Above average (6.2; 28% more stable than Northern red oak).

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Moderately difficult due to hardness; carbide tooling recommended.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily.

Suggested Sequence:

  • First Cut: 40 or 50 at a 7-15 degree angle with the grain
  • Second Cut: 60 or 80 straight with the grain
  • Third Cut: 100
  • Hard Plate: 100
  • First Screen: 80
  • Second Screen: 100 or 120

Nailing: No known problems.

Finishing: Oil residue may be a problem. This can be eliminated by wiping with the appropriate 100 percent pure (not recycled) solvent before the sealer is applied.

Comments: Some respiratory/allergic reaction potential.

Origin
South America.
Availability
Readily available.
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Shown with water-based finish (top), and oil-based finish (bottom)
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