Products

Products

Aitken and Howard enjoy close working relationships with producers of a diverse range of high quality hardwoods.  Aitken and Howard are Europe’s largest importers and stock-holders of Greenheart. We hold extensive stocks of all our commonly used constructional timbers and cut to order at our 17 acre sawmill near Glasgow.  Our sawmill is capable of precision planing and long length handling up to 20 metres.

If you would like to discuss your project or specific requirements, please call us on 01389 752 333 or send an email to [email protected].

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TIMBER LATIN NAME MEAN DENSITY STRENGTH CLASS COLOUR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Chlorocardium rodiei 1080kg/m3 D70 Yellow-Brown Guyana
Sarcocephalus spp. 760kg/m3 D50 Orange-Yellow Cameroon, Republic of Congo
Lophira procera 1025kg/m3 D70 Dark Red Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Gabon
Shorea guiso. Shorea kunstleri, Shorea spp. 930kg/m3 D70 Red-Brown Malaysia
Dicorynia paraensis 790kg/m3 Equivalent D50 Brown Suriname
Quercus robur 740kg/m3 D30 Light Brown UK and Europe
Peltogyne pubescens 860kg/m3 Equivalent D60 Purple Guyana
Psudostuga menziesii 540kg/m3 up to C18 Pinkish Brown UK and Europe
Larix europaea 590kg/m3 up to C24 Yellow Brown UK
Pinus caribaea 680kg/m3 up to C24 Yellow Brown Honduras