African Hardwoods

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Sapele

It is used in the manufacture of furniture, joinery, veneer, luxury flooring, and boat building. It is also used in the construction of some musical instruments.

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Iroko

When freshly cut, or when unexposed to light, the heartwood is a distinct yellow colour, but on exposure to light it quickly becomes golden-brown.The grain is usually interlocked and the texture is rather coarse.