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

Character

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

Color

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

Usage

Cabinetry, Flooring, instruments, turned objects

We typically offer Sapele in the following sizes:

Sub-species Grade Cut Features 3/4 4/4 5/4 6/4 7/4 8/4 10/4 12/4 16/4
Select & Better Quarter Sawn
Select & Better Plain Sawn
Select & Better Mixed Grain

Sapele can be prepared for you with the following:

S2S / S4S Glue Up for Tables/Blocks
Straight Line / Gang Ripped Sand / Surfacing
Custom Moulding / Trim Radius Moulding
Flooring Stair Treads

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