Whatever your project, we stock a range of quality Hardwoods that are sure to meet your requirements. Our range of Hardwoods are perfect for a whole range of building applications, whether it’s for interior & exterior joinery or furniture & flooring.

By having our own saw mill, we are also able to cut, machine or plane any of our range of hardwoods. This means we can supply any of our hardwoods in a range of widths and lengths. If you have a specific requirement, please contact us.



Sapele is an African hardwood which ranges from golden to dark reddish brown in colour. Sapele is fairly durable but can be difficult to machine, however it turns, glues, and finishes well. Here at Richards, we are able to cut, plan and machine our Sapele into a range of different sizes to save you the hassle.   Popular uses for Sapele include: Veneering, furniture, cabinetry, flooring, boatbuilding, musical instruments, turned objects, and other small wooden specialty items.   Available in the following thicknesses:  
  • 25mm
  • 32mm
  • 38mm
  • 50mm
  • 75mm


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