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Sapele
Entandrophragma cylindricum

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Sapele
Origin
Africa

Characteristics
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.

Availability
Stock may vary - please call or email to confirm availability

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       Burl Slices  
12/4     Plywood
16/4       Thins  

Sapele
6 Tonnes of 4/4, 8/4, and 12/4 Sapele

Exceptionally wide Sapele
Exceptionally wide Sapele

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

Sapele
Nick Moore


 
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