How to select quality Mahogany timber?
Mahogany timbers grow many countries in the world, where the weather and soil are suitable to grow Mahogany timber. Having quality Mahogany timber mainly depends on soil, weather and harvesting strategy. When the plants are smaller, they needed a lot of nursing and maintenance, like cutting off the small brunches which will resist the timber to grow higher in length. Mahogany in Bangladesh is supplying the Majority of the timber necessity in the door’s market and furniture. This timber as good density and strength to make the high-quality door, frame, and furniture if its matured and properly seasoned within 6 to 7 percent moisture content.
Every district in Bangladesh Mahogany grows with different qualities. Only a few parts of the country grow the best Mahogany. Jessore district grows the best kind of Mahogany in the country. Magura grows Mahogany with good density but the color is comparatively lighter to the color of Jessore. This timber is bendable and twistable if it’s steamed and pressured properly.
In Jessore, Magura, Jhinaidaha and few other areas harvesters make good money growing Mahogany timber. This is a very suitable business for them. They can sale their garden to a second party and the second party can hold the plants and take care of the plants for several years or so and sale it off to the third party with a handsome profit, and the third party may hold it and take care of the tress until the tree comes to maturity and make the most profit.
Some timbers are not friendly while machining, like Burma teak, is the best timber, most expensive too. It wars off the sharpness of carbide blades easily, whereas we can machine ten times of timber with the same blade of sharpness. Beautiful timber, cheaper, easier to the machine makes both comfortable, manufacture and user.