Sapele is a widely used and popular hardwood and a member of the mahogany family. It has a deep, rich finish suited to many interior and exterior projects, Sapele is characterised by its heavy strength and durability. It can have interlocked grain and so care should be used when planning etc. The wood also benefits from a natural lustre and a distinctive red-brown colour that darkens as it matures and ages.
Sapele nails, screws and glues effectively and finishes beautifully.
A class one hardwood, Sapele can be used as an alternative to Brazilian mahogany, offering a much cheaper option.
- Name: Entandrophragma cylindricum
- Origin: Africa
- Uses: Conservatories, Windows, Doors, Cabinets, Furniture, Joinery, Veneer, Panelling.
0.9 m ❘ 1.2 m ❘ 1.5 m ❘ 1.8 m ❘ 2.4 m ❘ 3.0 *
* Over 3.0m available. Please contact for details. Subject to availability.