Jepara Furniture Using Mahogany Wood
Mahogany is one of the main raw materials for making furniture other than teak wood. Mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni) is a large tree with 35-40 m tall trees and 125 cm diameter with straight shaped stems with cracked skin like blackish brown scales. most of the areas that grow are in Asia with a tropical climate. The mahogany saw board is brownish red with an almost white tip. Fine mahogany fiber with small pores so that most of the furniture products produced are also very fine.
Many people think that quality mahogany products are under teak wood products. This is because the price of raw materials for mahogany is cheaper than teak wood.
But in the field practice in the Jepara furniture Manufacturer the selling price of products with mahogany wood is slightly more expensive when compared to teak wood products, this is because the market share of furniture products made from average mahogany for export needs is indeed expensive.
Do you also want to find Mahogany Wood Furniture Indonesia ?
Almost all Jepara furniture manufacturers that make products with mahogany are for export needs that require extra careful care of raw materials and workmanship. This treatment is of course more expensive which has a direct impact on the final price of the product. Mahogany wood used for the manufacture of furniture products must be of large diameter, most of which are above 30 cm in diameter. Because small diameter mahogany has a less stable structure, it easily shrinks and is also more susceptible to pests. Large diameter wood, of course, has a higher purchase price than a small diameter. Mahoni must also get anti-pest treatment.
Jepara furniture manufacturers used to immerse mahogany boards in pest-free chemical solutions, some also did so by boiling mahogany boards on large ships containing anti-pest solutions and boiling water. This process is of course expensive which greatly affects the final selling price of the product. The process and storage of mahogany products must also be extra careful because the basic structure of mahogany is vulnerable to weather. Mahogany products can absorb environmental moisture which can cause mold or blue stains.
But despite all the technical obstacles above, mahogany is very beautiful wood. In European countries this wood is more popular than teak. Used by cabinet makers to make furniture products for nobles since royal times. The beauty of mahogany products is undoubted. But it all depends on the taste of buyers who prefer teak or mahogany furniture products.
And also all the explanations about mahogany above are in accordance with the experience and knowledge of our wood furniture writers, you can add and criticize what we have explained in this post which takes the theme of mahogany in the jepara furniture manufacturer.