SAPELE

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Entandrophragma cylindricum

ORIGIN

Africa.

INFO

Sapele is particularly prized for a lustrous iridescence with colours that range from light pink to brown and gold to red. It has a high density and interlocked grain.

APPEARANCE

Heartwood is a golden to dark reddish brown. Colour tends to darken with age. Besides the common ribbon pattern seen on quarter sawn boards, Sapele is also known for a wide variety of  other figured grain patterns, such as: pommele, quilted, mottled, wavy, beeswing, and fiddleback.

 1439 :HARDNESS (JANKA)

COMMONLY USED

Flooring, Cabinetry & Furnitures.

EXPLORE OTHERS

MAPLE

ASH

TASMANIA

OAK

BAMBOO

BIRCH

BEECH

AMERICAN

OAK

EUROPEAN

OAK

YELLOW

BALAU

CHENGAL

ACCOYA

IROKO

TEAK

MERBAU

IPE

WALNUT

AFRICAN 

GOLDEN TEAK

ZEBRANO

SIENNA

WALNUT

INDIAN

ROSE WOOD

AMERICAN

WALNUT

IRONWOOD

PATAGONIA

WALNUT

WENGE