antique mahogany finish
Mahogany wood is very wide use in furniture making. Almost all models and styles of indoor furniture products can be made with mahogany wood. Almost all furniture finishing model such as: antique, contemporary, classic, dirty looked, old looked, clean looked, solid color, transparent color is applied to wood mahogany. Yet if we remember that the finishing process should explore and enhance the beauty of the wood, then we should choose the finishing type that can show and enhance beauty of the mahogany wood grain and base color.
One of the beauty of mahogany wood is its grain which is soft looked but with strong character. For that reason we encourage to finish mahogany wood in a transparent color. The transparent finish allows to show and enhance the beauty and uniqueness of the grain pattern of the mahogany wood. Finishing with transparent colors that are "clean" and close pores in the wood can produce a luxurious and elegance mahogany furniture. But with the antic, "dirty" and old looked finishing, the mahogany furniture product is also very attractive and interesting.
According to his red brown base color, mahogany wood should be finished in dark brown or red brown color. The dark color will certainly easier the finishing peoples to do the finishing process because the base color is already there. The stain needed is small amount to even and blend the overall color looked. That is why the most popular finishing color for mahogany wood is brown color, from red brown to the dark brown color. For other color that contrast from the base color such as green color, for example, there will need a greater effort to catch the final color.
mahogany furniture in two color
It should be avoided to finish mahogany wood in light color, since it will difficult to hide his red brown basic color. We can kill the red color with apply an appropriate stain, but it will go to darker color. If it is forced to finish mahogany wood in light color, and then there are two things we need to do: select the wood or bleach the wood. The selection of wood means we must choose the white mahogany wood to be used in making furniture. This is of course very difficult, because it will make lots of mahogany wood can not be used, which ultimately makes the price of the product to be expensive. The second choice is to bleaching the wood. This bleaching process is often done in furniture manufacturer industries. However bleaching process should be avoided as much as possible, because it is relatively difficult process, dangerous and takes time. Bleaching process also make the wood became fragile, especially on the outermost layer.
mahogany white wash finish