Anybody want to sell me a piece of Mahogany for a back?

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I'm repairing an old Vita (I don't think it's the real thing due to lack of manufacturer marks) and the back had some serious cracks in it, so I think I just want to replace the back entirely. Looking for a piece of mahogany to match the sides, but all I can find on tonewood sites are back and side sets, or top, back, and side sets. I don't need the extra wood. I really just want a back piece.

For this uke I'd probably need a piece big enough for a concert size, due to the irregular shape. Thanks!
 

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I have a bunch of Cuban mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni) that I cut from a tree taken down in south Florida. It has been up in my attic after re-saw for a couple of years. It is pretty light pink in color but I think will darken on exposure to light, judging by the log ends that sat around for a while. If you want to try it out, send me your address and I'll send you some, no charge.
 

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I have a bunch of Cuban mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni) that I cut from a tree taken down in south Florida. It has been up in my attic after re-saw for a couple of years. It is pretty light pink in color but I think will darken on exposure to light, judging by the log ends that sat around for a while. If you want to try it out, send me your address and I'll send you some, no charge.
Thank you so much! Sent you a PM.