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Sapele Wood

Sapele Wood

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Our proficiency in this domain enable us to offer an excellent variety of Sapele Wood to our valuable patrons. Offered wood finds numerous applications for making internal doors as well as wooden musical instruments. This wood is cut and finish in accurate dimensions by our deft professionals. Moreover, the provided Sapele Wood can be purchased from us at minimum prices.

Key Points:

  • Long lasting shine
  • Pest resistance
  • Fine texture
  • Decay resistant

Color/Appearance:

Heartwood has a medium to dark reddish brown color, or purplish brown. And the color tends to deepen with age. 

Grain/Texture:

Grain is interlocked, and wavy at times. Good natural luster and fine uniform texture. 

Rot Resistance:

In regard to decay resistance, Heartwood is durable. The Sapele is prone to insect attack, thus chemical/heat treatment is suitable. 

Workability:
Sapele can be difficult to work in some machining operations like planning, and routing, etc. This results in tear out due to its joined grain. Also, it will react when place into direct contact with iron, turning discolored & stained. The Sapele has a minor blunting effect on cutters, and it glues as well as finishes well.

Odor:


African Sapele features a distinct, cedar-like odor while being worked.

Sustainability:


This species of wood is not listed in the CITES Appendices, but it is on the IUCN Red List.

Common Uses:

Veneer, cabinetry, plywood, furniture, flooring, musical instruments, turned objects, boat building, and other small units of wooden specialty.   

Sapele Wood

  • Botanical Name: Entandrophragma Cylindricum

  • Origin: African

  • Average Dried Wt.: 17-21 kg/Cft

Uses

Flooring, Furniture, Veneer, Plywood, Interior

Common Sizes

Lengths: 3 ft to 14 ft

Widths: 3 inch to 12 inch

Thickness: 1.5”/2”/3”

Grade

Premium

Faith Recommendation

Flooring, Furniture, Interiors