Iroko quarter cut wood veneer varies from a light golden brown to a richer, medium golden brown. Straight, interlocked grain along with a coarse texture. Also has beautiful block mottle figure.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Iroko Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, cabinetry and furniture, as well as yacht and aircraft interiors.
Other Name(s): Sometimes called African Teak or Nigerian Teak.
The Tree: This African tree can grow up to 160 feet in height with trunks sometimes up to an impressive 8-9 feet in diameter.
A Little History: Because of similar characteristics, Iroko can be a substitute for genuine Teak. Commonly used for construction, boat building and furniture in its native region.