Products

Sapele

The most popular of all our redwood Mahogany type timbers and available in a full range of sizes.

A good number of our customers are now using Sapele as an alternative to Brazilian Mahogany - mainly because of its price advantage.

Product Data

Colour
Sapwood - grey-pink or cream. Heartwood - pink maturing to red-brown
Durability
moderate
Characteristics
Grain - moderately interlocked. Texture - moderately fine
Uses
A Mahogany type timber for furniture, joinery, shopfitting, doors, flooring, windows and conservatories. A class one hardwood
Working Properties
Works fairly well. Good for nailing, screwing and polishing. Glues satisfactorily
Stock
FAS square edged longs. Kiln dried. 1.8m and longer/150mm and wider (ave 2.4m x 225mm). 19mm to 100mm thickness
Latin Name
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