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Burmese teakwood


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General informations :

Teak is a tropical tree. Its name comes from Malayalam (a language of India), Thekku.
Teak is a wood of great qualities and is recommended for the manufacture of boat deck but also for garden furniture. Indeed, the teak is rot-proof.


Some technicals informations :

Burma Teak has slow-growing species according to their environments. They can reach a diameter of 1.5m for a height of 27 to 30 m. Its density is 600 to 800 kg m³.
At the age of 20, teak flowers every year. Its leaves are grouped in cyme, white and fragrant. Its fruit is edible.
The color of the wood varies according to its plantation (environment ...). It varies from pale yellow to bronze or reddish beige to dark veining.
Burma teak is a semi-hard wood which allows to work easily. Its fibers are straight and rigid with a tight grain, allowing a very smooth finish. It is harvested at the age of about 70 years.


His advantages :

Burma teak is extremely resistant to climatic aggressions. It does not fear insects or termites (except in the sapwood).


Conclusion :

Its tight and fine grain makes it a wood very appreciated by the cabinetmakers. Its advantages (very resistant wood, rot-proof ...) make it a very popular wood for shipbuilding, as for deck boat but also for parquet and outdoor furniture.
When you carry out work, required that it be Burma wood! Indeed, Teak which is not original is not of good quality for shipbuilding. The wood is not tight and a lot of knots are present! Moreover, the teak of Burma is replanted!


We guarantee that our wood is of Burma origin. We have the certificate of origin forma as well as phytosanitary.
Our teak is honey color


Teak strips - DIRECTECK depot

Ttansport of teak to storage warehourses (Burma)