Sapele Pomelle lathe peeled wood veneer heartwood is medium to dark and deep reddish-brown. Beautiful and consistent pommele figure.
Common Uses for Lathe Peeled Sapele Pommele Wood Veneer: Panels, musical instruments, high end cabinetry and furniture, as well as private aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Sometimes also spelled as Sapeli veneer.
The Tree: Grows to heights of 150 feet, with trunk diameters between 4-5 feet.
A Little History: Because Sapele belongs to the same family as true Mahogany, its uses are very similar.