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Want Ramin Wooden Doors at Home to Stay Durable? This is the secret

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Kistang - Ramin wood is one type of wood that is widely available in Indonesia. The ramin tree grows in Sumatra and Kalimantan, which mostly have peat forests. Want Ramin Wooden Doors at Home to Stay Durable? This is the secret Ramin is a very familiar type of wood used for making doors and house frames. If you look at houses in Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan, many use this ramin material. Unfortunately, many do not know how to properly care for ramin doors. For those of you who have a house made of wood, you need to know how to properly care for it. Why Choose Doors with Ramin Wood? The reason ramin wood is so popular is of course because of its quality, although when compared to teak it is still very far away. However, this wood remains a favorite of the Indonesian people. Not only used by the people themselves, ramin is also a fairly large contributor to exports. Most of the ramin is exported in the form of wood lpg or plywood. In Indonesia itself, ramin is famous for being used as f

Disadvantages and Advantages of Mahogany when used as furniture

Kistang - Mahogany is a meliaceae type plant with the scientific name swietenia mahagoni with a mahogany tree height that can reach 40 m and a diameter of 125 cm.

Disadvantages and Advantages of Mahogany when used as furniture
Disadvantages and Advantages of Mahogany when used as furniture


Mahogany trees can survive in areas where there is minimal water, so it is not surprising that some countries use mahogany plants to be green plants for roads, besides that mahogany trees can also filter the air up to 70% so as to eliminate air pollution.

As for mahogany itself, it has long been used by our society to be used as raw material for making furniture and buildings due to the good color pattern of mahogany wood and the undoubted quality of mahogany wood.

In terms of quality and durability, mahogany wood is included in the ranks of quality wood number 2 which is still one point below teak, so it's no wonder that mahogany wood is also often hunted in the market for furniture such as cabinets, chairs, tables and other furniture.

Although there are many advantages of mahogany wood, it certainly also has disadvantages, so I have summarized it from various sources as follows.

Mahogany Wood Advantages and Disadvantages


We have summarized from various sources regarding the advantages of mahogany we will review together which are as follows:

Advantages of Mahogany


  1. Mahogany wood is easy to do painting and finishing due to the small pores of mahogany wood and fine wood fibers make it easy for us to do it.
  2. Mahogany wood is not easily deformed in the sense that if you have made mahogany wood into products such as furniture and building materials (frames) mahogany wood will not shrink or change shape to become curved, it's no wonder that mahogany wood is often used as a material for making musical instruments such as guitars, violin and piano.
  3. The durability and quality of mahogany are well known, while the quality of mahogany is only one level apart from teak.
  4. Mahogany wood is very suitable to be used as classic-style furniture because mahogany has smooth fibers and beautiful and diverse wood color patterns, if you make it into furniture, it doesn't need to be painted, it's already cool, so mahogany is often used as classic and natural-style furniture.
  5. Of the various advantages, mahogany wood also has a cheaper price than teak so that it can be a choice of wood other than teak.

Disadvantages of mahogany


  1. Mahogany wood must be processed first with a wood preservation system and wood oven because mahogany wood is easily exposed to termites and other pests so you have to provide a special location to store it.
  2. Mahogany in drying takes a lot of time and a long process to be able to make it dry maximally and of superior quality.
  3. Mahogany wood is not good for furniture or building materials whose position will be placed outdoors (outdoors) because mahogany wood is easily exposed to fungi, termites and other pests.

Those are some things about acacia wood, hopefully it can be useful for you and thank you for visiting our blog.


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