BS1088 Lloyds Sapele
Sapele (African Mahogany hardwood) faces & core, 1.3 mm face veneers (before sanding.) Equal or nearly equal laminations. Water and boil proof (WBP) glue. One sided veneer color is dark to medium reddish brown, grain is interlocked and sometimes wavy, overall appearance is richer and more lustrous than Okoume or Meranti. Slightly heavier and stiffer, but better rot resistance than Okoume.
Sheets can be purchased as full sheets (48"x96"), half sheets (48"x48" or 24"x96"), or quarter sheets (24"x48")