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…

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…