Sapele

"entandrophragma cylindricum"

Pink when freshly cut, matures to a red-brown color

From:
Cameroon, Congo, Central African Republic, Ghana

Use:
Millwork, furniture, doors/windows, musical instruments, veneer, plywood

Availability:
Readily available in 4/4", 5/4", 6/4", 8/4", 10/4", 12/4" and 16/4"

Relative Working Properties:

Machining Resistance to
Splitting in Nailing
Resistance to
Splitting in Screwing
Gluing
Easy Medium Easy Easy

 

Physical Properties:

Shipping Weight Janka Hardness
3.5-3.8 lbs per bft dry 1,510 lbs @ 12% M.C.