Mahogany Desk - A Timeless and Traditional Option for your Office
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Mahogany Desk - A Timeless and Traditional Option for your Office

Nick NiesenBy Nick Niesen
~ 1 minute read
February 18th, 2019

Want office furniture with timeless appeal? A mahogany desk will give you just that. The traditional, dark-red wood looks stunningly elegant in any office set up.

Traditional uses of mahogany

Mahogany refers to the red-brown wood of the tropical hardwood trees often found in South America. Mahogany has been used for generations because of its strength and durability. As well as being used to make furniture, mahogany has had many other important uses. Firstly, mahogany is a great material for building a boat since it is naturally resistant to rot and termites. Secondly, mahogany is used in the manufacturing of musical instruments because of the deep rich sounds it produces. Many high-end acoustic guitars and stringed instruments are manufactured using this wood. Now, who wouldn’t want a mahogany desk when the material is as valued as this?

Why choose mahogany for your furniture?

Mahogany oozes class. Throughout history, it has been used to build some of the finest and most expensive furniture. It’s valued by both manufacturers and customers alike and there are many reasons why. It is extremely durable and can withstand many years of use, which makes it perfect for an office desk. It is also very resilient and strong. Furthermore, there is nothing quite like the look of mahogany. It is beautiful. The natural durability of this hardwood means it is less likely to warp or swell in comparison to other woods too. So, for a desk where water or other liquids may spill, mahogany is a good choice. Because mahogany is so resistant, a mahogany desk constructed in this material will stand the test of time. It will keep its firm structure and won’t wobble a few years down the line!

Will mahogany fit into my modern design?

Yes. Mahogany has been popular for many centuries. In fact, the trend in mahogany furniture peaked in the late 19th century. However, there is no need to think of mahogany as old-fashioned; it has the ability to blend into any office design. Whatever shape or style of office, a mahogany desk can add a finishing touch that is both timeless and dramatic.

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Nick Niesen
About The Author

Nick Niesen is a Co-Owner of Madison Liquidators and has a background in graphic design and programming. After having founded Madison Liquidators in 2015 with his wife Kelly Niesen he became passionate about the office furniture industry and took positions in all area's of the company including sales, deliveries and marketing and has since taken on a full-time role as lead developer.

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