Ribbon figured sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum)

Ribbon figured sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum)

Ribbon figured sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum) commonly known as african mahogany,aboudikro,sapele or sapelli.It is a large tree native to tropical Africa.It is occasionally used as a substitute for Genuine Mahogany, and is sometimes referred to as “Sapele Mahogany.” The two commonly associated with mahogany are Swietenia(brazilian) and Khaya(African) The Heartwood is a golden to dark reddish brown. Colour darkens with age.Apart from the common ribbon pattern seen on quartersawn boards, Sapele is also known for a wide range of other figured grain patterns, such as pommelle, quilted, mottled, wavy, beeswing, and fiddleback.As a tonewood Sapele also shares the warm, rich, woody mahogany tone.

Ribbon figured sapelli back and sides set for acoustic guitar

Ribbon figured sapelli back and sides set for acoustic guitar

£29.95

 Ribbon figured sapelli (Entandrophragma cylindricum)  Back and sides set for acoustic .....

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