Board Feet to Lineal Feet Conversion

Thompson Mahogany sells lumber in board feet (BF) and decking in lineal feet (LF).  For our customers who need a conversion, see the board feet to lineal feet table below. Linear feet (LF) is a measurement of length of a specific sized board. Board feet (BF) is a measurement of volume which the a Board…

5 Reasons to Love Wenge Lumber

We wanted to share the top 5 Reasons to Love Wenge Lumber. 1. Visually Striking: Wenge is very visually striking in it’s chocolatey brown coloring. It also provides great contrast when constructed along with lighter and contrasting woods. 2. Durable and Stable: Wenge is extremely hard and dense. This toughness is the reason it is…

How to improve your Wholesale Lumber usage?

How can you make sure to optimize their lumber usage? We often have customers ask how they can make sure to optimize their lumber usage. So we wanted to provide some best practices that can help you to make sure you are getting the most from your hardwood lumber. 1. Get the most footage per shipment. Try to minimize your number of…

Bubinga Lumber Stock

Everything you need to know about Bubinga

All About Bubinga We answer all of your questions about Bubinga Wood so you can understand this great wood option better. Where is Bubinga from?   Equatorial Africa specifically western Africa including Gabon, Congo, and Angola.   What is it usually used for?   Bubinga wood is commonly used in fine furniture and cabinetwork, decorative…

Air Dried vs Kiln Dried vs Green Lumber: Infographic

We had a great response to our article:  Hardwood lumber is often called either “Air Dried,” “Kiln Dried,” or “Green”. What’s the difference? We decided to convert the information about Air Dried vs Kiln Dried vs Green Lumber into an easy to view and understand infographic to help people understand the differences between the three…