EKKI – Lophira alata

Non-stock item.
Available to order only. Subject to stock availability.

Origin:
West Africa.

Description:
Heartwood is a dark reddish or violet brown. Pores contain light-colored mineral deposits which form small but conspicuous streaks throughout the wood. Sapwood is a pale pinkish white, with a gradual transition zone between the heartwood and sapwood. A tough timber that can be difficult to work with. Ideal for marine applications.

Durability:
Very durable.

Sizes Available:
Potentially up to very large sections.

Density:
1,065kg/m3

Uses:
Bridges, boatbuilding, marine applications, decking, and flooring.