Ribbon sapele is sapele which has been quartersawn to display an iridescent "ribbon" effect on the surface of the wood.
Suitable for inexperienced turners.
Wood is typically reddish brown in color with minimal sapwood.
This species is hard and dense. Grain can be straight or wavy.
Clean cuts require sharp tools.
Sands to a high lustre, finishes easily, and is stable when dried.
Please note: Kiln dried woods may vary in thickness by up to .25".
Kiln dried to below 10% moisture content
End grain sealed in wax to maintain moisture content
Protective wax seal guaranteed for 30 days Guaranteed defect-free (Full quality standards listed below) All orders fulfilled within 2 business days Shipments fully insured against loss and damage
Surfaces planed to display wood grain
Thickness may occasionaly vary by up to 1/4".
Will not contain soft rot, wane, cracks or pith
Totally defect free
Contains at least 90% heartwood
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