Sapele Circular Discs
Entandrophragma cylindricum. kiln dried.
All dimensions shown are in inches (diameter x thickness).
An inexpensive mahogany type with a fine texture and sometimes interlocking or wavy grain. Ideal where projects are to match mahogany furniture etc.
Used widely in furniture and joinery, Sapele turns well, albeit with a sneezy smell when freshly cut and sanded.
Colour is usually an even reddish brown but sometimes with pale streaks of straw colour to add interest. Stains up really well. Turns and sands to a fine finish and accepts high shines well.
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