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Teak (Botanical: Tectona grandis)

Information to help you make woodworking projects with Teak - all products are listed at bottom
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Teak By The Numbers:

3.33
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
-6.98% lighter than red oak
1000
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
-22.48% softer than red oak
0.59
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
-7.81% less dense than red oak

Teak Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




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

Teak Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

On sale! 25% off
Reg. Price $42.99
$32.24 /Board Feet

Buy Teak 4/4 Lumber

Teak 4/4 Lumber
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  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-7'' with the edges still rough. Str ...
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On sale! 24% off
Reg. Price $486
$370.00 /Pack

Buy Teak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Teak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Flat Rate 48 U.S. Shipping!

  • A total of 10 board feet (or slightly mo ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight lin ...
  • Quantity discount! 10% off 3+ Packs ...
On sale! 25% off
Reg. Price $942
$706.00 /Pack

Buy Teak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Teak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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Flat Rate 48 U.S. Shipping!

  • Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Stra ...
  • Quantity discount! 10% off 3+ Packs ...
$58.80 /ea.

Buy Teak Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet.: Paper back veneer

Teak Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet.: Paper back veneer
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  • One sheet has 16 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual s ...
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$117.60 /ea.

Buy Teak Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

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