Sapeli figured veneer

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Characteristics of Sapeli figured veneer

Latin name:

Entandrophragma cylindricum Spague; Fam. Meliaceae

Other names:

Sapele, Sapellie, Aboudikro, M´Boyo, Lifaki, Undianuno, Penkwa, Muyovu


very decorative hard wood, good slicable and polishible, careful drying necessary, steamed also rotary cut possible

Wood color:

heartwood pale pink to purple brown, darkens quickly to deep redbrown


widely spread allover West-, Central- and East Africa


furniture faces, paneling, doors, cabinet work, parquet flooring, doors, pianos, construction lumber

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