While you’re researching hardwood decking and porches you may hear people talk about “Mahogany” decking. On a older homes it may actually be genuine mahogany but these days that is very hard to come by in the quantity needed for home decking. So in most cases they are talking about Camabara (Erisma uncinatum) or Marenti (Philippine Mahogany). So lets compare the specs of these woods compared to Ipe and Garapa just to see how they match up. Then we will go through the positives and negatives of each.