Widely regarded as one of the highest quality hardwoods, Utile comes in a consist red colour with a very subtle grain pattern.
A durable choice for a wide range of different uses, it turns, glues and finishes very effectively.
Perfect for dining room tables, kitchen worktops, desktops, retail counters in bars and cafés as well as many other interior uses.
Name: Entandrophragma utile
Origin: Central and West Africa
Uses: Cabinets, furniture, doors, windows, construction, flooring, worktops, desk tops, shelving.
In recent years Utile has seen a rise in popularity, with many using it instead of Brazilian mahogany. It also machines better than many African redwoods.
|Applications||Exterior joinery, furniture, boat building|
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|
|+38p per kg over 20kg||+48p per kg over 100kg|
|+£1.35 per kg over 20kg||+£1.75 per kg over 100kg|
**Prices exclude VAT**
Orders are sent via TNT Express (or similar courier) (Next Working Day).