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Iroko Sawn Timber

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mm: cm: inches:
600 - 4200 mm
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Sawn Iroko Timber:

If you are looking for a strong sturdy timber for your DIY then Iroko wood could be the perfect timber for you. Iroko wood is a tough, dense, highly durable wood with a rich coloured grain.

Although the grain, of Iroko, can be course, the rich yellow colour of the sapwood is clearly different from the golden brown of the sapwood.

Over time sawn Iroko timber ages and weathers to a beautiful silver-grey colour.

With a highly durable nature, Iroko timber is the ideal timber for a wide range of woodworking projects including external joinery, windows, decking and panelling.

Iroko is a timber that does not require regular varnishing or similar treatments, that other timbers require.

Iroko can be known to be hard to work with mainly due to its density and notorious tight grain. Cross graining issues can occur in finishing. Iroko is regarded as a naturally oily wood which ultimately, when exposed, enhances its durability and performance.

 Methylated spirit is recommended if you wish to stain / paint as this will de-oil the Iroko timber to best receive the finishes.

Buy sawn Iroko timber online direct from with national UK delivery to domestic and commercial premises.

Timber Details:

Available Dimensions:
Thickness: 25 - 100 mm
Width: 50 - 220 mm
Length: 600 - 4200 mm

Usage: External
This wood is for external applications (can be used internally if needed).

Material Type:

Iroko has medium density and a tolerable steam-bending rating. It works adequately with hand tools. Tolerable to severe blunting effect on cutting edges. Planing, turning and moulding - the results are generally good. Interlocked grain can cause tearing and the mineral deposits can blunt cutters rapidly. It glues, nails and stains well and screws, varnishes and paints adequately. Naturally oily, Iroko, needs to be de-oiled with methylated spirit before painting. Iroko can be brought to a high gloss finish after filling.

Material Grade:

640 kg/m3

Typical Tree Height:

Reviews - Iroko:

Customer reviews: 4.97 / 5.0, based on 3 reviews.

“The grain is on this timber is magical, planed to perfection, thank you!„ Reviewed by James King on 12 Nov 2022

“Good timber, perfectly planed. thank you„ Reviewed by Anon on 19 Oct 2022

“A great hardwood. Cut to perfect size. Nice pieces of wood selected all flawless„ Reviewed by Stan S on 22 Jun 2022


Almost all of our timber, both sawn and planed, will be ready for dispatch within 5-10 days, often sooner, depending on material availability.

On checkout you will be given an estimated time frame for production and delivery of your timber order.

We deliver timber across the UK to commercial and residential addresses.

Once your order is in production we will contact you to arrange the delivery day and confirm delivery instructions.

If you have any questions about delivery after you have made an order, please us the contact details on your order.

We have more details on delivery on our FAQ’s page on this site.

Please Note: All our sawn timber is cut to order in the sizes you request.