• Latin name: Entandrophragma cylindricum
  • Other Names: Sapeli, Sapele Mahogany, Aboudikro
  • Origin: Africa
  • Appearance: Heartwood resembles a medium to dark reddish-brown color. Interlocking grain with a ribbon striped effect. The grain is straight, sometimes wavy and fine textured.
  • Common Uses: Decorative veneer for architectural millwork, cabinetry and boat interiors
  • Finishing: Machining and Finishing properties are excellent. Stained and dyed easily and requires no special top-coats or finishes. Can be top-coated with oil and water-based stains, polyurethane, lacquer, conversion varnish, shellac and tung

Quality & Grade

  • Clear Grade
  • A1, A2 and A4
  • Plain Sliced and Quarter Sawn Faces
  • Veneer Core
  • Medium to Dark Reddish Brown
  • Standard 4 x 8 Sheets readily available


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