African Hardwood - Iroko

Weight: 640 Kg/m3

Strength: Slightly lower than European Beech or Teak

Thickness: 27mm – 100mm

Grades: Export Grade FAS

General Description:

Iroko is a large hardwood tree from the west coast of tropical Africa that can live up to 500 years. The wood color is initially yellow but darkens to a richer reddish brown over time. The wood is used for a variety of purposes including domestic flooring, furniture, and outdoor gates. It is a very durable wood and does not require regular treatment with oil or varnish when used outdoors.

Iroko dries well and fairly rapidly without much degrade. It is often favored as it is a strong and durable timber perfect for joinery and boat building. Iroko is also very attractive with a small amount of movement it is often described as a poor man’s Teak.

If you would like to order any Iroko then please feel free to call us to check our stock. If we don’t have the amount you need we can order it in for you.

When requesting your Iroko please remember to state if you would like them to be FSC® or PEFC™ certified. We are more than happy to supply them if stated and support sustainable forestry.

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*This item is eligible for free local delivery within a 20-mile radius of our Liverpool office. Ask one of our sales team to find out more.

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