Sapele Entandrophragma cylindricum. Sapele Tree Congo Brazzaville.jpg ... The
commercially important wood is reminiscent of mahogany, a member of the ...
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
Sapele Lumber is quite popular because of it's beautiful appearance when
finished with it's "ribbon" graining.
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 have yet
to find a wood that does NOT turn silvery gray when left to it's ...
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
genuine mahogany sample picture Description: Heartwood Reddish, pinkish,
salmon colored, or yellowish when fresh cut; deepening with age to deep rich red
Sep 12, 2010 ... Sapele features a little more density than Khaya and therefore better working .... It
´s been a tough job so far and we will still have lots of work to do in ... what we've
come to love as mahogany has become scarce, expensive, ...
Jan 21, 2013 ... Mahogany comes in many guises, including genuine, sapele, utile, ... with light
and African mahogany does seem to glow when finished, ...
Mar 13, 2010 ... The tonal difference between between sapele and mahogany is very small. ... 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, ...
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