Iroko Wood Lumber is used in boatbuilding, piling and marine work, domestic flooring, furniture, veneer, railroad crossties, cabinetwork, shop fittings and joinery. Iroko wood is often suggested as a Teak look-alike, although precaution should be taken as it is not related to Teak.
Iroko Wood Lumber, also known as African teak Lumber is a dense African timber with the properties of genuine teak. It is lighter in color than teak and finishes to a golden brown. Iroko wood is tan to golden brown, very durable in the outdoors, used in the boating industry, and does blunts tools because of its hardness.