Honduras mahogany


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Noun1.Honduras mahogany - an important Central American mahogany tree
mahogany tree, mahogany - any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish
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Species of wood for any project is specified by the architect or designer, and many specs continue to call for Honduras mahogany, anigre and teak.
He would have lived in fine style with the best Honduras mahogany, rosewood and maybe satinwood furniture, with pine in the servants' quarters.
Yacht ANNAGINEas interior dA[c]cor is simple and traditional, with white panelling, Honduras mahogany and chestnut flooring.
Red grandis is a non-tropical species that is FSC certified, and it is a viable exterior millwork replacement product for tropical hardwoods such as African and Honduras mahogany, sapele, Spanish cedar and others.
The record-breaking Gypsy Moth IV - a 54ft Honduras Mahogany ketch - has been restored to top condition and has been put up for sale by owners the UK Sailing Academy.
Here there are samples of the different joinery techniques the Greenes and their collaborators, Swedish brothers John and Peter Hall, used as well as examples of the "honest" building materials they employed in their architecture, from Clinker bricks and native bird's-eye maple to exotic Honduras mahogany.
Rows of hardwoods--teak, African and Honduras mahogany, pheasant wood, and rosewood--meander along the contours of Bari Green and Lou Russo's 16-plus acres of steep hillside below Mauna Kea on the Big Island's Hamakua Coast.
The spine of a boat lies supine on the concrete floor, awaiting its skin of Honduras mahogany, juniper, spruce and teak.
One room which escaped the worst of the fire was panelled in Honduras mahogany and is lined with portraits.