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Sapele - Wikipedia


Entandrophragma cylindricum, commonly known as the sapele or sapelli is a large tree native to tropical Africa. The tree is also known as aboudikro. There are  ...

Sapele | The Wood Database - Lumber Identification (Hardwoods)


Workability: Sapele can be troublesome to work in some machining .... of Pomelle Sapele/Quilted sapele logs ...how its look like ...only quilted sapeli logs photos.

3 Wonderful Sapele Wood Finishes for Better Woodworking Projects ...


Somewhat like mahogany in appearance – both the color and grain can make it tough to tell a ... So how do you make the ribbon stripe figure look its best?

Sapele Is Stable, Beautiful and Sustainable Hardwood


Nov 18, 2011 ... Sapele wood is of medium hardness with a Janka rating of 1510 lbs making is harder than ... Unfortunately like many lumber species that get “discovered” and become popular, .... Sapele does just the same and it looks nice.

Mahogany: Which one is the real thing? – Woodworkers Source Blog


Sep 12, 2010 ... It is not related to South American Mahogany but has a similar look and even though it is ... Some wood experts believe Sapele will become the African ... old growth forests, which we like to keep around for biodiversity's sake.

Sapele videos, photos and facts - Entandrophragma cylindricum ...


The sapele is a member of the mahogany family, a group of trees which play an ... and also an important source of income; collecting caterpillars can provide a ... Flowering occurs from November to February, and like other trees of the mahogany family, (Meliaceae), the sapele is pollinated by ... Take a look at some more

African Mahogany vs Sapele vs Utile - Hardness


Jul 17, 2014 ... So we can get the best prices, best quality and a responsible wood product. African ... Utile: Of the three, looks most like Genuine Mahogany.

Sapele Wood - Comparison with Genuine Mahogany


Although attractive, the ribbon-like texture of quartersawn Sapele lacks the ... At the same time, quartersawn Sapele does provide greater stability, making ...

Mahogany and Its Look-Alikes - Popular Woodworking Magazine


Jan 29, 2010 ... Mahogany trees are huge, towering up to 150 ft. over the rain forest floor, ... cost, that's why so many other woods can be marketed as “mahogany,” or ... Like Khaya, Sapele is often quartersawn to reveal a ribbon-stripe grain ...

Sapele Lumber - Sapele Wood - Sapele Mahogany - East Teak


Sapele wood lumber is used in the construction of fine furniture and ... lustrous with a Cedar-like scent; DENSITY: Janka scale hardness is 1,500 for dry material  ...