Hardwood Lumber - Sapele

Central Hardwoods maintains one of the largrest and most diverse hardwood inventories in the south west. We maintain stock of upper-grade hardwoods, selected according to their grain and color characteristics.


Sapele is a commonly exported and economically important African wood species. It can sometimes be used as a substitute for Genuine Mahogany.


Heartwood is a medium to dark reddish brown or purplish brown. Color tends to darken with age.


Cabinetry, Flooring, instruments, turned objects

We typically offer Sapele in the following sizes:

Grade 4/4 5/4 6/4 8/4 10/4 12/4 16/4
Selects or Better

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