Thompson Mahogony hires Charlie Craig as Executive Vice-President

Thompson Mahogany Company would like to announce the hiring of Charlie Craig as Executive Vice President. Charlie Craig had previously been CEO of Craig Lumber Corp for 20 years and then Vice President of AHC Craig Imports for 5 years. Charlie started his career sourcing Philippine mahogany and North American Hardwoods for the UK market.…

African Mahogany at University of Pennsylvania

This project uses African Mahogany that was purchased from Thompson Mahogany for The Challenge Program. It is a great program to introduce students to careers in their communities. Here is more info about the program: Our mission is to provide vocational training for Delaware’s at-risk youth to empower them with the confidence, skills and purpose needed to…

KD vs. AD Ipe Decking Options

We have had lots of questions about what is KD (kiln dried) Ipe Decking and when it is needed. We wanted to provide a resource to learn if KD Ipe Decking is best for you and your needs. First, we want to define each product specifically. What is AD Ipe Decking? AD Ipe Decking is short…

Beautiful Mahogany Motorboat from Ynot Yachts

We wanted to share some pictures we had of a beautiful boat completed by Ynots Yachts using African Mahogany purchased from Thompson Mahogany.  Here is more information on the boat which is named “WITHAGRIN” and is a Tahoe 19: WITHAGRIN is based on the Tahoe 19 design by Ken Hankinson.  Per the clients specification, the deck layout…

Ipe Decking For Commercial Construction

We often focus on Ipe Decking for the home because it is a large part of where our products are installed. We wanted to explain why Ipe decking is the best option when it comes to commercial decking. The needs of a commercial deck that has extremely high traffic, high abuse, and specific ROI goals is…

The 5 Advantages Of Rainscreen Siding

Rainscreen siding is extremely popular in new construction and renovations. It unique appearance and functionality combine to make it a very attractive product. Rainscreen Siding is an exterior wall detail where the siding stands off from the moisture-resistant surface of an air barrier applied to the sheathing (sheeting) to create a capillary break and to allow…

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…