Teak » Tectona grandis

Why Teak?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood

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.
Teak grows in Southeast Asia

map of where Teak grows
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.
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 psi)
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 Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Teak 8/4 Lumber

Teak 8/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Teak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Teak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber


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Teak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Teak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber


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Teak Hardwood Sample

Teak Hardwood Sample


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Teak Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

Teak Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

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Teak Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

Teak Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

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$176.99 /ea.
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Teak Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

Teak Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"


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Teak Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

Teak Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"


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Teak Furniture Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

Teak Furniture Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"


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