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! This rustic material has penetrating splits & cracks that are ideal for a project such as a counter top/bar top/coffee table, etc. They greatly add to the character of the piece! You can use a resin or epoxy to fill in the cracks and keep the unique appearance. Dark area has a live edge on the face. This dark area is thinner than 3/4". It shows all of the natural rustic beauty of the bark pomelle figure. 3/16" cup. Lays flat with minimal pressure.
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