Products

Utile

Traditionally one of the better Class 1 hardwoods. A durable, hardwood of uniform red colour.

Reported to machine better than other African redwoods which makes up for the little extra it costs.

Many of our joinery customers have switched to Utile from Brazilian Mahogany.

Product Data

Colour
Sapwood - light brown. Heartwood - pink-brown to deep red-brown
Durability
durable
Characteristics
Grain - broadly interlocked. Texture - medium
Uses
Furniture, cabinet work, internal/external joinery, doors, windows, conservatories and construction. A class one hardwood
Working Properties
Satisfactory working and finishing properties
Stock
FAS square edged. Kiln dried. 1.8m and longer (ave 2.7m). Ave 225mm wide. 16mm to 100mm thickness. Log sawn, air dried. 'A' quality. 16mm to 75mm thickness
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