Sapele Mahogany


Alan McIlvain Company is a direct importer with one of the largest Sapele inventories in North America. Our extensive inventory and automated sorting technology allow us to offer sorts and grades no other suppliers can.

Sapele Lumber Stacks
Width sorted Sapele Lumber

Species: Sapele Mahogany

Common Names/Species: Aboudikroe, Penkwa, Assi, Sapele, Assie sapelli,  Lifari, Sapeli

Scientific Name: Entandrophragma cylindricum

Description: Texture rather fine; grain interlocked; sometimes wavy. Lustrous. Works fairly well. Excellent substitute for Genuine Mahogany.

Common uses: Interior millwork, Exterior millwork, Furniture, Cabinetry, windows and doors

Sources: Africa

Size/Form: sapele-mahogany

lbs/BF (dry): 3.5

Hardness: Medium to Hard

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