|Teak (Burmese) |
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DESCRIPTION: Heartwood is a uniform golden brown without markings. Grain is usually straight to slightly wavy. Texture is coarse, uneven & oily to the touch, sometimes with a white glistening deposit.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Southeast Asia (Burma, Union of Myanmar)
BOTANICAL NAME: Tectona Grandis
WORKING PROPERTIES: Pre-drilling required for nailing. Gluing is good on freshly planed or sanded surfaces. Stains well & takes a satisfactory finish, especially an oil finish.
USES: Extensively used in ship & boat building for decking, rails, hatches, etc. Furniture & cabinetmaking, flooring, garden furniture, chemical vats, fume ducts, laboratory benches, plywood & decorative veneers.
JANKA HARDNESS: 1050