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.
Items listed as 3" thick are actually 2.75" thick.
Kiln dried to 6% 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
Size varies by less than 1%
Will not contain rot, wane, cracks or pith
Totally defect free
Contains at least 90% heartwood
Pieces listed as 3" thick are actually 2.75" thick.
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