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Sapele is a hardwood from tropical Africa that successfully emulates the characteristics that have made Mahogany so popular. Rich heartwood colored in golden and dark reddish brown is perfect for use in creating expensive furniture, musical and specialty objects. Same as mahogany, exploitation of Sapele forests are regulated by several countries across Africa. With diminishing supply of genuine mahogany, woodworkers from around the world have turned their attention to sapele.
Mango wood is high-quality and durable South-Asian heartwood that can be used for the creation of both indoor and outdoor furniture that are easily resisting moisture and insect attacks, flooring, paneling, turned objects, construction objects and musical instruments.
Teak is one of the most common tropical hardwood trees that has managed to become a mainstay of the wood processing industry. Its water-resistant yellowish heartwood that darkens with age is very well suited in outdoor construction, furniture, and boat decks, as well as many indoor applications in flooring, paneling, countertops, furniture and structural columns.
Wenge wood from central Africa is one of the premier exotic dark wood types that is available on the market today. After excessive exploitation from the global market, wenge wood is today harder and harder to come by.