GG Joinery offers Iroko planks.
The boards 250mm, 280mm, and 300mm wide can be supplied as full stave panels. They are produced from 2 narrow planks glued along their edges to create a required width.
Iroko is naturally durable and an excellent substitute for Teak when the cost is an important factor on the job. Ideal for external joinery and garden furniture.
Heartwood is usually a yellow to golden or medium brown, with color tending to darken over time. Pale yellow sapwood is clearly demarcated from the heartwood.
Iroko has a medium to coarse texture, with open pores and an interlocked grain.
Iroko is very durable, and is resistant to both rot and insect attack; it’s sometimes used as a substitute for Teak.
Veneer, flooring, furniture, cabinetry, boatbuilding, turned items, and other small wood items.
660 kg/m³ average
Generally easy to work, with the exception of its interlocked grain, which may cause some tearout during surfacing operations. Also, deposits of calcium carbonate are sometimes present, which can have a significant dulling effect on cutters. Iroko glues and finishes well.