MAHOGANY CUBAN (FIDDLEBACK)
Figured Cuban Mahogany quarter cut wood veneer heartwood varies from a light to deeper reddish brown. Straight to interlocked grain, as well as medium to moderate coarse texture. This cut has a beautiful fiddleback figure.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Cuban Mahogany Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, high-end furniture and interior woodwork, as well as both yacht and aircraft interiors. Also used for musical instruments.
The Tree: Usually reaches 65-100 feet in height, along with trunk diameters of 3-5 feet.
A Little History: Historically used extensively for cabinetry and furniture.
Region: South America