African Sapele is a beautiful, lustrous, iridescence wood with colors that range from light pink to brown and gold to red. It is easy to glue and finish, having similar working properties to Honduras Mahogany. Interlocked grain makes iridescent figure. It is great choice for Acoustic and electric guitars as well as high end jewelry boxes and humidors. Kiln dried and surfaced on two sides. This special material was cut from a $72,000 SUPERB pomelle figured log. It is all kiln dried and surfaced on two sides. Minor planer skip may exist. A few pieces have pin holes. Sapele is prone to bowing & twisting; however this species is very easy to lay flat again with minimal pressure. This is an absolutely stunning batch of Sapele that you won't want to miss. It is the finest material we have ever had in stock! Beautiful areas of light pomelle figure with standard iridescent grain. A few sound knots add natural rustic beauty. There are a few checks in the knots. Planer skip on one face. 2" end check. A few pin holes at numbered end. Great for a counter top, bar top, etc. Edges are not square. The width is measured as the usable width once the wood has been jointed/edged. 1/8" bow.