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KOSIPO

Entandrophragma candollei

Entandrophragma candollei of the family Meliaceae, the mahogany family.

Also called "heavy sapele" and omu (among many other common names), this wood is a close relative of sipo (Entandrophragma utile) and like sipo it is sometimes touted as a mahogany substitute.

my samples:
NOTE: these pics were all taken in very bright incandescent lighting ("soft white" at 2700K)
colors will vary under other lighting conditions

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web pics:


quartersawn planks


quartersawn figured plank


ribbon stripe planks


plank with a color that is just laughable


veneer listed as kosipo / Entandrophragma candollei