Video: Hardwood Siding

This is the latests in our series of videos on our blog and youtube channel for your enjoyment. This video provides information about Hardwood Siding presented by Jim Larkey. Some of the questions Jim answers include: What is types of Wood do we offer in Hardwood Siding? Why do these species make great Hardwood Siding?…

State Park Ipe Deck near Chelan, WA

Top Grade Floors sent us these photos of an Ipe Deck installed at a State Park near Chelan, WA. Thompson Mahogany supplied Top Grade Floors Ipe Decking for this project. We think it came out great! Part of the reason Ipe is popular for public decks and boardwalks is its long life and ability to withstand extreme environments.…

Video: Massaranduba Decking

This is the latests in our series of videos on our blog and youtube channel for your enjoyment. This video provides information about Massaranduba Decking presented by Jim Larkey. Some of the questions Jim answers include: What is Massaranduba Wood? Why does it make great Decking? Where is our Massaranduba Wood from? How is our Massaranduba Decking high quality compared to…

Video: Sapele Lumber

This is the latests in our series of videos on our blog and youtube channel for your enjoyment.  The video provides information about Sapele Lumber presented by Rob Nienaber. Some of the questions Rob answers include: What type of Customers use this wood? Where is the lumber from? What is it used for? How is our Sapele Lumber high quality compared to…

Everything you need to know About Spanish Cedar

We have had quite a few questions about Spanish Cedar availability and quality. We spoke with our salesman Rob Nienaber to help answer some of your questions.  Where is it from? Spanish Cedar or Cedrela odorata is native to Central and South America. Thompson Mahogany Company also stocks a plantation farm grown Plantation Spanish Cedar…

Video: Ipe Decking

We have put together a series of videos to present on our blog and youtube channel for your enjoyment. This video provides information about Ipe Decking presented by Jim Larkey. Some of the questions Jim answers include: What is Ipe Wood? Why does it make great Decking? Where is our Ipe Wood from? How is our Ipe Decking…

Video: African Mahogany Lumber

We have put together a series of videos to present on our blog and youtube channel for your enjoyment. This is our first to go live. The video provides information about African Mahogany Lumber presented by Rob Nienaber. Some of the questions Rob answers include: What type of Customers use African Mahogany? Where is the lumber from? What…

Latest Blog Content from East Teak

We wanted to share some of the recent content from our sister company, East Teak Fine Hardwoods. We thought it would be helpful to some customers. The first set of articles answers some common questions people have about installing Ipe Decking. We thought this information might be helpful by providing some more information about best practices…

Color Variation in Hardwood Lumber

Rob wanted to provide some insight into what to looks for and expect when it comes to color variation in a variety of the hardwood we offer. He provide some insight into the causes of color variation and how to solve for it. By Rob Nienaber  I had been in the domestic Hardwood business for…