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Entandrophragma cylindricum, commonly known as the sapele or sapelli is a large tree native ... The commercially important wood is reminiscent of mahogany , a member of the same family, with a distin...

Sapele | The Wood Database - Lumber Identification (Hardwoods)


Besides the common ribbon pattern seen on quartersawn boards, Sapele is also ... for Genuine Mahogany, and is sometimes referred to as “Sapele Mahogany. .... I'm trying to carve sapele wood. does anyone have any suggestions on what ...

Sapele | Taylor Guitars


Sapele is a highly sustainable, relatively fast-growing wood. Tonally, it does everything that mahogany does, with a little extra treble zing. We'll be able to offer it ...

Sapele is the Cream of the African Mahogany ... - J Gibson McIlvain


Nov 18, 2011 ... Sapele is an outstanding African hardwood perfect for exterior grade projects and ... This certainly gives our customers peace of mind when it comes to .... I think one of the best things you can do to protect your hardwood floor ...

Mahogany: Which one is the real thing? | - Woodworkers Source


Sep 12, 2010 ... This species makes up most of the African mahogany on the ... Sapele features a little more density than Khaya and therefore better working ... Today, though, there is no commercial source for this wood but some comes on the market ... It´s been a tough job so far and we will still have lots of work to do in ...

Unraveling the mysteries of mahogany | Woodshop News


Jan 21, 2013 ... Mahogany comes in many guises, including genuine, sapele, utile, ... with light and African mahogany does seem to glow when finished, ...



genuine mahogany sample picture Description: Heartwood Reddish, pinkish, salmon colored, or yellowish when fresh cut; deepening with age to deep rich red  ...

Sapele VS Mahogany | Harmony Central


Mar 13, 2010 ... Martin pretty well regards sapele and mahogany as identical woods. ... If this floppy African cardboard makes into a fine guitar--and it does-- then ... of mahogany and they come with a bone saddle, ebony bridge pins, open ...

Sapele Timber Merchants in the UK | Timbersource online


Sapele timber, predominantly from West Africa, is a reddish-brown hardwood. Although ... Sapele is used for numerous mahogany like products, for example ...

Understanding African Mahogany Species Variation | Hardwood To ...


Some lumber yards sell Sapele and Utile/Sipo as African Mahogany and while ... On the converse the bad stuff comes from areas of high silica soil, intense ... Many times the dealer you are buying from did not import it directly so they may not ...

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African Mahogany vs Sapele vs Utile - Hardness


Jul 17, 2014 ... ... Mahogany vs Sapele vs Utile Lumber when it comes to color, origin, ... But the suppliers we deal with do grade against what they can see.

Sapele Lumber - Sapele Wood - Sapele Mahogany - East Teak


Sapele Lumber is quite popular because of it's beautiful appearance when finished with it's "ribbon" graining.

Sapele Lumber - Wholesale Supplier - African Sapele Wood


Sapele is an African species often used as an alternate to Mahogany. ... not produce as consistent a coloration as flat sawn, but quartersawn Sapele does boast ...