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Centennial bed of Mahogany

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Project by azwoodworker posted 03-03-2021 04:50 AM 676 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The mahogany bed I made from door jams off of Craigslist. Real excited till I was told it was not really mahogany but Honduras Mahogany. The design came from Popular Woodworking. I had to purchase a couple of pieces of new Mahogany to finish. Used Tung oil and the support boards for the mattress is made from pine gotten from a set-piece from one of my shows. Learned a lot on building this. The inserts were fitch I also got from craigslist that used 1/4 in the ply to laminate to. One of My first pieces of furniture. I also built two night stands to go with it from small pieces of Mahogany.





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#1 posted 03-04-2021 01:08 AM

Nice job! I love mahogany. It’s a beautiful color and it finishes real nice.

-- AJ

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#2 posted 03-04-2021 01:21 AM

Really nice for your first piece of furniture. And it is real, according to Wiki

Swietenia macrophylla, commonly known as mahogany, Honduran mahogany, Honduras mahogany, big-leaf mahogany, or West Indian mahogany, is a species of plant in the Meliaceae family. It is one of three species that yields genuine mahogany timber, the others being Swietenia mahagoni and Swietenia humilis.
- Wikipedia

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#3 posted 03-04-2021 05:30 AM

Beautiful work.

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