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Utile Sawn Timber

Species Information

The heartwood is a classic reddish-brown with a purplish hue. A fine and unremarkable grained timber with a uniform texture. Regarded as the finest choice in true mahogany substitutes.

Product details
TypeValue
Common nameUtile / Sipo
Botanical nameEntandrophragma utile
OriginAfrica
Density (dry)635kg/m3

Price on application

Workability
TypeValue
Hardness3 out of 5
Machining3 out of 5
Ease of fixing3 out of 5
Gluing4 out of 5
Finishing4 out of 5

Timber Species:
Utile

The heartwood is a classic reddish-brown with a purplish hue. A fine and unremarkable grained timber with a uniform texture. Regarded as the finest choice in true mahogany substitutes.

Sizing Specification

Available lengths

  • 2.15m - 4.85m

Subject to availability

Available processes

  • Square Edge

Available grades

  • FAS

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