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Figured Sapele Wood Veneer

Figured Sapele VeneerSapele is a member of the mahogany family and like mahogany, this deciduous species grows quite large...up to 150 feet tall. Quartersawn sapele veneer is very even in color and grain. Curly and mottled figure sapele have a wild "razor" pattern that can be a bit mesmerizing. This is a great veneer to complement darker woods like walnut and wenge.

Common Name:
  Sapele ("Sa-PEEL-lee"), Sapeli, Aboudikro
Scientific Name:
  Entandrophragma cylindricum
  Red to reddish-brown
  Africa - Nigeria, Liberia, Congo, Zaire, Cameroon, Uganda
  Fine, semi-open pore
  Readily accepts stains and finishes
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