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 specialty 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.