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Cost of Wood, Planks, HDF, MDF Plywood in Nigeria 2023

The enormous uses of wood in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized. We use woods in furniture designs, building of houses and other structures, etc. Wood in Nigeria today is of a very good economic importance and contributes heavily to the economic growth of the country.

The cost of wood depends on the type, either hardwood or softwood and also on the finishing. There are also different kinds of wood based on the finishing, they are; Plywood, 2 by 2 and 2 by 4 planks, facing boards, tie rods etc. During roofing, hardwoods are always the best for roofing.

There are many hardwoods available for roofing, the best among them is cedar woods. Cedar woods are strong, durable and have a very high resistant to weather.

Plywood for Construction in Nigeria 2023

Plywood are finely finished woods used for beautiful constructions such as word-ropes, office tables, Chairs etc. There are two 4 different kinds of Plywood, they’re;

Current price of Plywood in Nigeria

  • MDF Plywood
  • HDF Plywood
  • Marine Plywood
  • Ordinary Plywood

The HDF Plywood are products of composed extracts of chips and pulped wood wastes which is formed by glue under intense heat and pressure. The pressure applied during production of HDF Plywood are always higher than that of MDF, that’s why the HDF is way too more expensive than MDF. They are better and stronger Plywood than MDF Plywood and are used for laminate flooring. The MDF, HDF and all other Plywood have a total length of 8ft and a with of 4ft (8 by 4ft). The difference between them is just their finishes.

The MDF and HDF have a thickness of 1 inch. While the other plywood has different thicknesses such as ⅛, ¼, ½, and 1 inches. The HDF plywood is the best plywood for making furniture. The surface can always be made to be waterproof.

Currently prices of Plywood in Nigeria 2023

All the plywood listed below have a total length of 4 ft by 8 ft

Plywwod Thickness Current Price
HDF 1 inch ₦21,000
MDF 1 inch ₦17,500
Ordinary Plywood 1 inch ₦16,000
Ordinary Plywood ½ inch ₦13,000
Ordinary Plywood ¼ inch ₦9,000
Ordinary Plywood ⅛ inch ₦7,500
Ordinary Plywood 2 inches ₦15,500

Tie Rods

Wood Tie Rods inNigeria

A wood tie rods has a total length equal to that of the plank or face boards used for construction of buildings. A tie rods is usually used for fine finishing and holding materials together. Some tie rods have a total length of 10ft and some 11ft depending on the length of the wood from which it was carved out. The width of a tie rod is 2ft and it has a thickness of 0.25ft.

The current cost of tie rods is ₦100 for one and ₦2000 for a bundle. A bundle of tie rod contains about 20 pieces.

Plank woods and Facing boards.

Prices of Plank woods and facing boards in Nigeria

Facing boards are used to construct roofs. They have different widths and lengths. The total length ranges between 10ft to 11ft while the width ranges between 10 inches to 11 inches. The face boards used for building has a thickness of 1 inch. Planks are used to construct wood pallets. The current price of wood pallets in Nigeria today is ₦5,000

Planks are major wood types used during roofing. There are different kinds of planks, we have 2 by 2, 2 by 4, and 2 by 3

Current prices of Plank woods and facing boards (Hardwoods) in Nigeria 2023.

All plank woods/facing boards have a total length ranging from 10 ft to 11 ft.

Plank woods/Facing boards Thickness Current Price
Hardwood Facing Board 1 by 10 inches ₦2,000
Softwood Facing Board 1 by 10 ₦1,500
Plank Wood 2 by 2 inches ₦400
Wood Pallets        – ₦5000
Plank Wood 2 by 6 inches ₦2,300
Plank Wood 2 by 8 inches ₦2,500


Comments (10)

  1. God bless you for this information.

  2. What a amazing idea. This will help all the furniture making alot.

  3. Please can I get contact of manufacturer or wholesalers in lagos

  4. Hello,
    I must say you have shared very useful information here.

    Do you also have contacts for wholesale suppliers?

  5. Your article is based on rough saw woods.In Okobaba the industrial site of processed woods,the lenght of wood is standard @ 12ft long & it is industrial mills that process it with precision unlike the uneven dimension wood rough sawn with a sthil edo state,the standard lenght of woods is 18ft while it is 16ft in is 12 ft in ijebu ode,ijebu ugbo,ore ondo akure ekiti & virtually all across the country where CD Sawmills are used for processing & there is a difference of almost 50% in price with the roughsaw woods


    Please is this the current price as of August 2022. Please urgent reply. Thanks

  7. Nice information.
    please can i get contact for wholesalers

  8. I feel, you are incorrectly recognized. Let us discuss it.

  9. wow, wow! this is REAL MARKET RESEARCH. I cn relate to most prices here as nearly accurate as at 17th October 2022, (depending on location, mine is Imo State)..
    So this is not something written by a greenhorn.
    Please keep it up. And keep updating as the market changes.

    I must also add a caution that the rates can only be used as a guide (maybe for a quotation), but you can check the final rates within your area when your client gets serious.

    Keep it up.

  10. Appeal philip Ekundayo

    I need planks from you and i will need you to deliver it in ikorodun

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