Mahogany has long signified elegance and sophistication, and a Mahogany Wood Mantel is no different. Mahogany is a dense and exotic hardwood that boasts a tight linear wood grain pattern. A Mahogany Fireplace Mantel Surround looks best stained a dark red or a dark brown. Sometimes to deepen the coloration we are able to apply multiple layers of wood dye, then wood stain, and then the clear lacquer top coat.
In its natural state, Mahogany hardwood had a mostly brown appearance with occasional beige streaks.