This exceptional African Sapele lumber is kiln dried, surfaced on two sides, and ready to use. Common uses for this high end material are guitars, ukuleles, and other fine woodworking projects such as furniture and boxes. A beautiful, tight “Pomelle” figure is present in most boards. This is the most figured Sapele lumber we’ve had in 20 years! If you are looking for something outstanding for your next exotic wood project, this African Sapele is an alluring choice! Has pinholes in the sapwood. Has 2 splits, one at each end. One extends 8" in the slab, the other extends 16" into the slab. There are also checks throughout the piece, the longest and most extreme being 18" and 1/2" deep.