Ayous Timber

Origin: West – Central Africa
Botanical Name: Triplochiton scleroxylon
Tree Category: Soft Tropical Wood
Intensity: 380 Kg/m3

Ayous, a tree originating from West Africa, is known as an easy-to-process species thanks to its soft and light structure. It is easy to color and does not deform very little after drying, which makes Ayous a highly preferred tree species. It is also preferred by sauna manufacturers as it makes the heat feel less.


It has a pale yellow-white color.

Usage areas:

  • Saunas
  • In model making
  • In interior decoration
  • Frame production
  • Building exteriors (provided that they are made of Thermowood)


It is a stable tree variety that does not deform during and after drying.