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Rex has 4 locations in the North East
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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Sapele

Sapele

Entandrophragma Cylindricum

Meliaceae - The Mahogany Family

Other Common Name(s):

Aboudikro, Assi, Assie Sapelli, Libuyu, Lifari, M'boyo, Muyovu, Penkwa, Sapele Mahogany, Sapeli, Sapelii, Scented Mahogany, Undianuno

FSC Available

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior

Uses:

Carving, Cabinetry, Exterior Trim, Flooring, Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Moulding, Shipbuilding

Distribution:

Sapele grows in Africa, from Ghana, to the Congo, and Uganda. Sapele grows in all different types of forests from hardwood to softwood, even transitional forests.

General Description

The sapwood is a whitish-gray to pale yellow in color, and is distinct from the heartwood. The heartwood is pink when fresh cut, and darkens to a light red to dark reddish-brown, that may have a purple hue. The grain is typically interlocked. The interlocked grain can produce a ropey or ribbon like figure on quarter sawn stock. The texture is usually medium to fine.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

$$$

Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Excellent

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
3.5
Specific Gravity:
0.48 - 0.62
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
10,230 - 17,890
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,390 - 1,700
Side Hardness (lbs):
1510

Additional Information

It is reported to have a cedar like aromatic smell when working.

Items Available

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  • 4/4 FAS
  • 4/4 FAS - Quartered
  • 5/4 FAS
  • 5/4 FAS - Quartered
  • 6/4 FAS
  • 6/4 FAS - Quartered
  • 8/4 FAS
  • 8/4 FAS - Quartered
  • 10/4 FAS
  • 10/4 FAS - Quartered
  • 12/4 FAS
  • 12/4 FAS - Quartered
  • 16/4 FAS
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