Equatorial Mahogany is an affordable alternative to Genuine Mahogany. Equatorial Mahogany can be shipped outside of the United States. Although not a true mahogany, it has a similar grain pattern and is widely used as mahogany substitute in many industries. The color is consistent. Its average weight is lower than African and Genuine Mahogany. Figured boards can have a wide curl, similar to what is seen in curly redwood.