Reclaimed iroko kitchen by retrouvius

Caring For Reclaimed Iroko

Reclaimed iroko is extremely durable, versatile and naturally mould-resistant. Our guide explains how to maximise the lifespan and aesthetics of the timber.
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Reclaimed iroko woktop

Guide to Using Reclaimed Iroko

We salvage large amounts of iroko and teak worktops from school and college laboratories. Here’s our guide on how to use reclaimed iroko in your project.
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Caring For Your Iroko

A Retrouvius guide to caring for one of of best sellers. Our salvaged iroko is a tropical hardwood from school science laboratories most commonly reused for kitchen worktops.
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Re-use in action: Utility Rooms

Utility rooms require materials that are suitable for cleaning. Reclaimed stone, brick, hardwoods and ceramic tiles are all resilient and work well.
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Re-use in Action: Little Loos

Smaller guest loos are often our favourite rooms to design. Free from the limitations of what constitutes good taste they offer a place for more exuberant choices…
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Re-use in Action: Folios

Sometimes Retrouvius are offered a unique batch of material and we have to think laterally about its reuse. Such was the case with four pallets of redundant Victorian art folios from a…
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Re-use in action: Leather

Retrouvius were contacted last week by a commercial upholstery company who were downsizing storage because of the “casual dining crisis” – (recent closures of several high profiles chain restaurants). A small mountain…
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