Genuine mahogany is one of the most valuable, most sought after types of wood you can buy. Yet there are many new species on the market to help fill the demand for this popular wood. How can you be certain that the mahogany piece you have is genuine mahogany? McIlvain Company, one of the nation’s [...]
Mahogany has long been a favorite among those who love quality hardwoods. Its consistent color, beautiful appearance, and ease of use all combine to make it one of the top choices for hardwood enthusiasts, and this has been the case for centuries. High end millwork and prestigious furniture designers frequently use this beautiful wood. However, [...]
Cherishing beautiful wood is not a new thing. Sculpture, furniture, and buildings constructed from high quality wood all over the world date back generations. Two such prized woods are Cherry and Mahogany. Many people have problems telling Cherry and Mahogany apart because of their many similarities, and it’s no wonder why: Both are dark reddish [...]
Amid increased concerns over the origin Genuine Mahogany and other exotic hardwood species, J. Gibson McIlvain continues to fully inspect and import quality Honduran Mahogany from responsible sources, fully investigating each aspect of the supply chain.
As one of the country’s most prized types of wood, Mahogany – specifically, Genuine Mahogany – is a wood that requires very little introduction. Mahogany is well loved mainly as a result of its beautiful reddish brown coloration, but it also has a number of other positive characteristics. For example, the trees from which Mahogany [...]
African Mahogany refers to more than one species of wood, but the two species most commonly sold under the name are Khaya ivorensis and Khaya senegalensis. African Mahogany is one of Genuine Mahogany’s most famous substitutes, but despite this common usage, the wood is in many respects quite different from Genuine Mahogany.