Figured Sapele Veneer is a dark reddish brown wood that has considerable variation in grain. The figured look gives a really cool effect to the wood. It is a great choice for many woodworking projects. It has a variety of spellings; Sapely, Sepele, Sapelli, Sapelle, Sepelle.
Sapele is primarily found in West and East Africa. It is more commonly known as sapelwood and aboudikrou. It is also known as Gold Coast cedar and penkwa.