How to select quality Mahogany timber?
Mahogany timbers grows many countries in the world, where the weather and soil is suitable to grow Mahogany timber. Having quality Mahogany timber mainly depends on soil, weather and harvesting strategy. When the plants are smaller, they needed 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 Majority of the timber necessity in door market and furniture. This timber as good density and strength to make 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 quality. Only few parts of the country grows 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 its 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 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 third party may hold it and take care of the tress until the tree come 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 war 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 machine makes both comfortable, manufacture and user.