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plantation teak
DESCRIPTION In an effort to preserve a natural resource, this teak is plantation grown and harvested to preserve the natural teak trees which are becoming endangered today. The heartwood is a uniform golden brown without markings. Grain is usually straight to slightly wavy. Texture is coarse, uneven and oily to the touch, sometimes with a white glistening deposit.
Weight varies from about 38lbs to 43lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN
Costa Rica, Colombia, various other countries
BOTANICAL NAME Tectona Grandis
OTHER NAMES Pahi, Mai Sak, Sagwan, Tekku, Sagon, Tegina, Jati Sak, Djati, Gia Thi
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES Medium bending and high crush strength. Low stiffness and resistance to shock. Fissile and brittle with great dimensional stability. Moderate steam bending characteristics.
WORKING PROPERTIES Medium resistance to cutting tools with a severe blunting effect. Pre-drilling required for nailing. Gluing is good on freshly planed or sanded surfaces. Fine machine dust is a skin irritant. Stains well and takes a satisfactory finish, especially an oil finish.
DURABILITY Very durable. Susceptible to insect attack. Extremely resistant to preservative treatment.
SEASONING Dries well, but slowly. Variations in drying rates can occur in individual pieces. Standing trees are girdled and left to dry for three years before felling. Small movement.
USES Extensively used in ship and boat building for decking, rails, hatches, etc. Furniture and cabinetmaking, flooring, garden furniture, chemical vats, fume ducts, laboratory benches, plywood, and decorative veneers.
COMMENTS Acid and fire resistant. Our Teak is responsibly harvested from plantations in Africa, India, Central and South America and were planted with seeds harvested from true Burmese teak. You can rest assured that none of our teak has been harvested from Conflict zones such as Myanmar.

Plantation Teak Lumber

janka hardness: 1050
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Teak Grading

Teak wood comes in three grades:

Only naturally occurring Burmese Teak produces FEQ grade lumber. Plantation Teak is only available in Premium and Select/Common grades.

Plantation Teak Lumber Prices

4/4 Plantation Teak - Indian Farmed Lumber, 25–500 Bd Ft Pack

$525.00
$472.50

4/4 Plantation Teak - Latin Farmed Lumber, 25–500 Bd Ft Pack

$400.00
$360.00

4/4 Plantation Teak - Indian Farmed Rough Lumber

$21.00

4/4 Plantation Teak - Latin Farmed Rough Lumber

$16.00

6/4 Plantation Teak - Indian Farmed Lumber, 25–500 Bd Ft Pack

$575.00
$517.50

6/4 Plantation Teak - Latin Farmed Lumber, 25–500 Bd Ft Pack

$450.00
$405.00

6/4 Plantation Teak - Indian Farmed Rough Lumber

$23.00

6/4 Plantation Teak - Latin Farmed Rough Lumber

$23.00
$18.00

8/4 Plantation Teak - Indian Farmed Lumber, 25–500 Bd Ft Pack

$600.00
$540.00

8/4 Plantation Teak - Latin Farmed Lumber, 25–500 Bd Ft Pack

$475.00
$427.50

8/4 Plantation Teak - Indian Farmed Rough Lumber

$24.00

8/4 Plantation Teak - Latin Farmed Rough Lumber

$19.00

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