Our Sipo Inventory
We have over 25 Sipo slabs in stock online in sizes that usually range:
- Up to 48" wide
- Up to 22' long
- Up to 2" thick
Origin: Sipo, also known as Utile, can be found in areas of Western and Central Africa.
Color: The heartwood of Sipo is a fairly uniform red-brown with a defined pale off-white sapwood. This species generally lacks dramatic figuring.
Janka Hardness: 1180 (hard) Similiar to African Mahogany.
Decay and Weather Resistance: It is rated as moderately durable to durable and can be used for both exterior and interior use. There are mixed ratings on insect resistance.
Workability: Workability is similiar to African Mahogany. It is very easy to dry and work with and turns, glues, and finishes well.
Uses: Sipo is gaining popularity as the best Genuine Mahogany substitute. It is used in the same applications as Genuine Mahogany such as fine furniture, boat building, flooring, and cabinetry.
We are one of the biggest and oldest suppliers of large natural live edge wood slabs in the country.
We have over 10,000 kiln dried live edge slabs in stock with nearly 50 species to choose from. In our inventory we have slabs up to 75" wide, up to 20' long, and up to 8" thick.
If you can't find what you need online, please contact one of our knowledgeable sales representatives for assistance in your search.
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