Sapele wood

This commercially important hardwood is reminiscent of mahogany. It is darker in tone and has a distinctive figure, typically applied where figure is important. Sapele is particularly prized for a lustrous iridescence with colours that range from light pink to brown and gold to red. It has interlocked grain, which can make machining somewhat difficult. Demand for sapele increased as a mahogany substitute. It is used in the manufacture of furniture, joinery, veneers, luxury flooring, and boat building.


  • Family: Meliaceae
  • Classification: Hardwood
  • Air Density: 640



Bedroom Set

Showcase & TV Unit

Wooden Mallets

Laboratory Benches



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