Sapele

Sapele Sample
Sapele has a botanical name of Entandrophragma cylindricum. It’s color is a dark red brown. The tree may reach a height of 150-200 feet, the bole is straight and cylindrical, and clear to 100 feet. It has trunk diameters to 6′ over broad, low buttresses, and is sometimes not buttressed. The wood has a rather fine texture, the grain interlocked, and sometimes wavy. Lustrous. Works fairly well. Typical Uses include fine furniture, and cabinet work. It is found around the Ivory Coast and Nigeria.


Posts tagged with Sapele

  • Workshop Twin Screw Bench Vise Posted on: September 17, 2014
    Sapele has a botanical name of Entandrophragma cylindricum. It’s color is a dark red brown. The tree may reach a height of 150-200 feet, the bole is straight and cylindrical, and clear to 100 feet. It has trunk diameters to 6′ over broad, low buttresses, and is sometimes not buttressed. The wood has a rather […]
  • Workshop Stools Posted on: January 31, 2014
    Sapele has a botanical name of Entandrophragma cylindricum. It’s color is a dark red brown. The tree may reach a height of 150-200 feet, the bole is straight and cylindrical, and clear to 100 feet. It has trunk diameters to 6′ over broad, low buttresses, and is sometimes not buttressed. The wood has a rather […]
  • American Girl Doll Bed Posted on: January 11, 2013
    Sapele has a botanical name of Entandrophragma cylindricum. It’s color is a dark red brown. The tree may reach a height of 150-200 feet, the bole is straight and cylindrical, and clear to 100 feet. It has trunk diameters to 6′ over broad, low buttresses, and is sometimes not buttressed. The wood has a rather […]
  • The Spokeshave Project Posted on: March 26, 2006

    So here it is. My next tool. And it works too. I made a spokeshave. It cuts fine shavings with a small adjustment of the blade, easily done with two brass screws underneath the blade, after loosening the blade from its brass knobs.

  • Millet Hybrid Headphone Amplifier Project Posted on: March 21, 2006

    The Bushwood Amplifier. A state of the art high quality hybrid tube amplifier based on the Millet Hybrid design. The design was taken from DIYForums.org. They are really great guys to work with, and you get a lot of support while building the amplifier.

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