With its origins in Africa, Iroko is a durable option that serves as a fantastic alternative to teak. Usually golden in colour but darkens over time, Iroko has a medium to course texture, open pores and an interlocking grain. Easy to work with although take care for tear out when working on surface projects. Also glues and finishes effectively.
Iroko is resistant to rot and hardwearing, meaning it can withstand pests such as instects while retaining it's high quality finish that has a look similar to teak. Perfect for dining room tables, kitchen worktops, desktops, retail counters in bars and cafés as well as many other interior & exterior uses.
Name: Milicia excelsa
Origin: West Africa
Uses: Furniture, doors, cabinet trims, flooring, worktops, desk tops, shelving.
Iroko is an incredibly versatile wood, capable of being used for a range of applications. It's recommended that machined pieces are fixed immediately after machining.
|Applications||Joinery, furniture, worktops, doors|
How is your Extra Wide Timber constructed?
All extra wide timber is constructed from three or five staves of timber of the same width and pre-joined by our expert team using one of two joints:
The number staves used will depend on the finished width:
For stability of the finished product; timber 20mm to 24mm thicknesses are limited to a maximum width of 350mm.
Extra Wide Edge Finish
You can choose from either one of our edge finish options:
All our extra wide timber come pre-sanded with 120 grit paper and is unfinished, ready for the finish of your choice. We recommend that the extra wide timber is treated with a finish suitable for your uses and preference as soon as possible. This will protect your timber from marks and water absorption. Please note that if the timber absorbs moisture it may move causing the boards to warp.
UK Postage & Packing Charges
|Delivery Option||Order Weight|
|+37p per kg over 20kg||+48p per kg over 20kg|