Sapele

Sapele

Sapele
Other Names

Aboudikrou, Sapelli, Sapele Mahogany

Country of Origin

West Africa

Mainly used for
Interior joinery & furniture
Cabinetmaking
Solid doors
Boatbuilding

Sapele heartwood is medium to dark reddish-brown, characterised by a well-defined ribbon striped figure on quartered surfaces. The grain is interlocked or wavy and the texture is fairly fine. Sapele has a cedar-like scent when freshly cut and is moderately durable.

Interior Timbers Options