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Paul Beeney31/07/2019 10:00:35
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Hi all

Can any one tell me were I can buy Mahogany sheet that is real thin ie 0.5 mm or thinner in the Surrey area please

Thanks paul

Malcolm Frary31/07/2019 10:36:33
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Unless you are incredily lucky by having a well stocked craft shop in your area, I expect that you will be looking at mail order. Look for "mahogany veneer". Most of the Amazon listings appear to be pre-glued for ironing onto surfaces.

A combination of balsa, mahogany stain (for colour) and wet rot wood treatment (to increase surface strength) from a large DIY store might be the best answer. Finding somebody who stocks balsa (or obechi) sheet locally would be an achievement these days.

Banjoman31/07/2019 10:44:35
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Mahogany sheet 0.5 mm thick is available by mail order from i.a. Cornwall Model Boats (**LINK**) and The Model Dockyard (**LINK**). Both are reputable vendors that have been around for years, and from whom I would not hesitate a second to make an order.


Edited By Banjoman on 31/07/2019 10:44:46

Edited By Banjoman on 31/07/2019 10:45:06

Ray Wood 231/07/2019 12:53:41
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Hi Paul,

Try Mantua Models at Windsor, I have used their 1.00mm extensively , and not a million miles from Surrey, but they do have a website. T you use waterbased varnish it looks like Teak, with oil based varnish just like Mahogany wm31.jpg

Regards Ray

Roger Clark31/07/2019 18:57:01
250 forum posts
88 photos & Hobbies both do 0.8mm mahogany sheet

Andy F01/08/2019 20:23:30
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Ebay. A good source for most things including mahogany veneer. Admittedly 0.6mm but...

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