Olive yellowish brown colour which darkens when exposed to light. Interlocked grain of medium to coarse texture. Often used as a substitute for Teak due to its similar characteristics and appearance. Commonly referred to as African Teak.
BOTANICAL NAME: Chlorophora excelsa
OTHER NAMES: Odum, Kambala, (African Teak – Tradename)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Africa
WEIGHT / KD AVE: 640 Kg/m3
Works satisfactorily well by machine and hand tools although has a blunting effect on cutting edges. May contain stony deposits and dust has an irritant effect, therefore breathing protection is a must.
Exterior and interior joinery, cabinetmaking, garden furniture, flooring, decking, window frames and boat building.
Very durable, Class 1 – 25 years plus in contact with the ground.
25/38/50/75mm x Random Widths
25 x 100/150 Set Size
2.1 – 4.8 Meter Lengths
Iroko in use
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