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Teak (Botanical: Tectona grandis)

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Teak, Tectona grandis
Tectona grandis, Teak lumber and wood
Tectona grandis, Teak lumber and wood
Tectona grandis, Teak lumber and wood
Characteristics
Light Heavy
Weight:
Soft Hard
Hardness:
Fine Coarse
Texture:
Easy Difficult
Working:
Easy Difficult
Finishing:
Chart Help
map of where this wood grows

woodworking characteristicsTeak 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 TeakColor Range

Dark golden yellow turning dark brown with age.

other names for TeakOther Names

Burma teak, Rosawa, Djati, Sagon, Genuine teak, Sagwan, Gia thi, Tadi

uses for TeakSome Typical Uses

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

the Teak treeWhat'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.

where Teak growsTeak grows in

Southeast Asia, Burma, Africa and Carribean

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Teak Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$58.80 /ea.
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Buy Teak Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet.: Paper back veneer

Teak Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet.: Paper back veneer
  • One sheet has 16 square feet ...
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$117.60 /ea.
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Buy Teak Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Teak Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
  • One sheet has 32 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual ...
  • Architectural grade paper back veneer is ...
  • Bonus Discount! 10% off 5+ ...