Fijian Mahogany is BEAUTIFUL and DURABLE and above all else SUSTAINABLE!
Genuine Fijian Mahogany is Sustainable, it is plantation grown similar to harvestable crops which makes it a fully renewable resource. Our Swietenia Macrophylla otherwise known as Fijian Mahogany was planted on the Fijian Islands 50 plus years ago with the intention of being fully sustainable resource.
The Mahogany plantations are rigorously regulated by the Fijian Government to manage the sustainability and upkeep of the forest lands. Logging is done based on the ``minimal impact`` concept where the least amount of damage possible is done to the surrounding areas. You can rest assure the mahogany is legally harvested, for every tree cut we replant 3 more to continue the sustainability aspect for the next generation.
Genuine Fijian Mahogany is DURABLE, its stability is one of the most sought-after characteristics for a building material. Our Genuine Mahogany is kiln dried in state-of-the-art kilns averaging less than 12% moisture content and resists splitting and checking.
Most importantly Genuine Mahogany is rated a Class II in durability and has a 25+ year lifespan with the ability to withstand rot and decay.
Resources Fiji Products currently offers 5/4x4, 5/4x6, 1x4, 1x6 in random lengths from 6' to 22' (odds and evens
Key Points About Fijian Mahogany
- Fijian Mahogany weathers naturally to a stunning gray tone or it readily accepts stains and paints,
- Fijian Mahogany's stability is highly sought after as a building product with a 20+ year average life span,
- Fijian Mahogany is kiln dried in state-of-the-art kilns averaging less than an 12% moisture content,
- Fijian Mahogany combines workability and stability with light weight to provide for a multitude of uses,
- Fijian Mahogany is one of only a few fully sustainable ``Green`` decking products currently available in the United States,
- Fijian Mahogany is sustainably harvested for future forest regrowth and natural regeneration.
We also recognised a need for affordable, high-quality merbau decking which we’re proud to fulfil. We supply the finest merbau timber decking from our mills directly to your door; we cut out the middle man so we’re able to provide superior products at competitive prices.
About Merbau Decking
Merbau is a hardwood and regarded as one of the world’s most durable timbers, due to its extreme durability, Merbau is commonly used for multiple applications such as decking, flooring, boat building, and making outdoor furniture. Merbau is a versatile hardwood used in many products including hardware, fencing, building features like accents and cladding, and decking. It’s also commonly seen outdoors, around BBQ areas, and for woodcraft, floorboards and wood fittings.
- Weather resistance: Ideal for harsh and diverse weather conditions.
- Strength: Merbau has high density and a great strength rating.
- Appearance: It has an amazing, rich color, texture, and grain.
- Durability: It will last as long as any hardwood on the market.
- Resistant: It resists in Strength: Merbau has high density and a great strength rating.sect infestations and rotting.
- Workability: It’s very easy to work with and has minimal shrinkage