Ekki is extremely hard, heavy density wood harvested in forests of West Africa.

It is used in civil and marine projects, bridges, piers, groynes, railway sleepers, decking, lock gates, superior joinery and many more applications which require very strong and durable timber.
It is produced only to specific sizes which need to be requested at order.


Dark red to chocolate brown colour with interlocked grains and coarse and uneven texture.

Physical properties

  • Very high bending & crushing strength
  • Very high stiffness & shock resistance
  • Highly strong and durable
  • Good reststance to rot and weathering

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