Sapele

FAS SE Kiln Dried

Latin Name: Entandrophragma Cylindricum

Colour dark reddish brown. Grain is interlocked or wavy with a medium to fine texture.  It works fairly easily. Available in log form, which when quarter sawn produces the familiar stripy figure. SGS stock available.

Medium

Medium

Good

Moderate

620kg/m3

Uses:

Furniture, shopfitting, general joinery and flooring.

Specification:

Average length 2.7m
Range 1.8m - 5.4m

Average width 225mm
Range 100mm to 350mm

Sizes mm - S/E K/D FAS:

25mm, 32mm, 38mm, 50mm, 63mm, 75mm, 100mm

FSC - Good stocks of FSC Sapele are now available.

close up view of an African Sapele hardwood grain.