Teak » Tectona grandis

Teak lumber wood, Tectona grandis lumber for woodworking
Tectona grandis, Teak lumber and wood Tectona grandis, Teak lumber and wood Tectona grandis, Teak lumber and wood Tectona grandis, Teak lumber and wood

Teak Characteristics
woodworking characteristics

Teak Wood Characteristics

Easily worked with both hand and machine tools and dresses to a very smooth finish if tools are kept sharp. Glues moderately well with fresh, clean cut surfcaes despite its oily nature. Naturally durable and weathers well.
color of Teak

Color Range

Dark golden yellow turning dark brown with age.
other names for Teak

Other Names

Burma teak, Rosawa, Djati, Sagon, Genuine teak, Sagwan, Gia thi, Tadi
uses for Teak

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, flooring, carving, cabinets, interior millwork, turnery, shipbuilding, and exterior and marine applications.
the Teak tree

What's the Tree Like?

This tree may reach 130-150 feet in height with clear boles to 80-90 feet. Trunk diameters usually 3-5 feet; older trees fluted and buttressed. The Teak tree grows in Southeast Asia, Burma, Africa and Carribean
map of where this wood grows
Weight

3.33

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-6.98% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1000

Janka Rating (?)
-22.48% softer than red oak(1290 lbf)
Density

0.59

Specific Gravity (?)
-7.81% less dense than red oak(.64)

Woodworking with Teak:

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak


Teak 4/4 Lumber
Teak 4/4 Lumber
Ratings Snapshot
4.2
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-7'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (available above with your order).

$42.99 /Bd. Ft.

+ Volume Discounts
Teak 8/4 Lumber
Teak 8/4 Lumber
(Not Yet Rated)
  • Width: 4''-7'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (available above with your order).

$44.99 /Bd. Ft.

+ Volume Discounts
Teak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Teak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber
(Not Yet Rated)

Flat Rate U.S. Shipping!

  • Width: 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well, see above.
  • Quantity: A total of 10 board feet (or slightly more) are included, approximately 5 to 8 boards depending on the size

$494.99 /Pack

+ Volume Discounts
Teak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Teak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber
(Not Yet Rated)

Flat Rate U.S. Shipping!

  • Width: 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see above).
  • Quantity: Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or slightly more), which tends to be approximately 4 to 7 boards depending on the size

$937.89 /Pack

+ Volume Discounts
 
Teak Hardwood Sample
(Not Yet Rated)

Free Shipping (48 U.S.)

  • Width: Ripped to 3''

$17.00 /ea.

 
Teak Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet.: Paper back veneer
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet

$94.99 /ea.

+ Volume Discounts
 
Teak Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 32 square feet

$189.99 /ea.

+ Volume Discounts