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Burmese Teak Title
Origin of Wood Type:
Asia
Botanical Name:
Tectona grandis
Specific Gravity:
.65
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
3.33 lb/ bf
Color Range:
Golden Brown- Dark Brown
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Available
Typical Avg. Width:
4" to 12", can be found up to 30" inches wide
Typical Avg. Length:
6' to 12' feet, can be found up to 16'
Avg. Waste Factor (?):
30% & up

Wood Uses:

Furniture, Cabinetry, Architecural Millwork, Boat Building, Outdoor Construction, Flooring, Garden Furniture and many other uses!
lumber Grades (?):

FAS, Flitch, Figured, Premium

Other Trade Names:

Burmese Teak, Mai Sak, Pahi, Sagwan, Tekku, Kyun, Sagon, Tegina, Tadi, Jati Sak

Description:

Teak is the industry standard for the marine boat building industry. With its legendary durability and beautiful grain, teak is the lumber of choice for sail boats and yachts. It has also been used in the automobile industry on the dash boards of classic Mercedes Benz S series cars. Teak is still harvested in some parts of the world with the help of elephants.
*Used for fine veneers
*Prized for marine use
*Durable for outdoor use
*Blunts tools due to silicates in the fiber

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