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Posted on Can anyone tell me the identification of this wood?

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#1 posted 02-13-2017 03:07 PM

+1 on African mahogany. If it exhibits chatoyance — a shift in vibrancy as you move it under light — it’s most likely AM.

Edit: I should have said “in the mahogany family.” African, sapele, Cuban, Honduran all exhibit that characteristic.

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