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TEAK, BURMESE

TEAK, BURMESE

Available Size(s): 4/4 thru 16/4 (25mm thru 100mm)

Common Name(s): TEAK, BURMESE

Scientific Name: Tectona grandis

Distribution: Native to Southeast Asia,

Tree Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Janka Hardness: 1,155 lbf

Description:

Heartwood tends to be a golden or medium brown, with color darkening with age.Grain is straight, though it can occasionally be wavy or interlocked. Coarse, uneven texture and moderate to low natural luster. Raw, unfinished wood surfaces have a slightly oily or greasy feel due to natural oils.Teak has been considered by many to be the gold standard for decay resistance, and its heartwood is rated as very durable. liable to insect attack.

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