Iroko / African Teak (Click on an Item Photo for the net sizes)
DESCRIPTION: Has good weathering properties & is used as a substitute for teak & even shares a similar color range. Medium to coarse texture with an interlocking grain. Works pretty easily with both power & hand tools. Color varies from pale golden brown to dark chocolate brown.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Primarily Ivory Coast & Cameroons.
BOTANICAL NAME: Chloraphora, excelsa
USES: Boat building, marine work, furniture & cabinet work.
JANKA HARDNESS: 1260