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Entandrophragma cylindricum

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Can display a range of figures including ribbon-stripe, fiddleback, bee's-wing, etc.

Common Uses
Furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments, decorative veneers

Interesting Facts
Sapele is a fine, and perhaps under-appreciated, African member of the Mahogany family. It is considerably stronger than Khaya or the American varieties. The trees can be huge, with yields of 20 cubic meters (about 8500 board feet) not uncommon from one tree.

Please note: Our stock changes daily, so please call or email in advance if you are looking for something in particular.

4/4 4/4 QS   Pen Blanks  
5/4   5/4 QS   Turning Blanks  
6/4 8/4 QS   Spindle Blanks  
8/4     Live Edge Slabs  
10/4       Burls  
12/4       Plywood  
16/4       Thins  

Projects made with Sapele
Have you made something with this wood? Please send us an email with a photo!

Nick Moore

Made by Brad Foster. From the customer gallery of KJP Select Hardwoods (
Brad Foster
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