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Water Damage Wood Floor Specialists
Providing high quality repairs, refinishing, or replacement of your wood floor system.
We are your advocate and we work for you, not the insurance company.
The insurance company’s contractors work for and are paid by the insurance company.
“You have the right to have your home repaired by the repair person of your choice”.
“You have the right to reject any settlement amount including any unfair valuation offered by the insurance company”.
Let Boatright Hardwood Floors guide you through the process to put your home back together.
Thai/Burmese Teak
Thai / Burmese, Tectona grandis
Appearance

Color: Heartwood varies from yellow-brown to dark golden brown; turns rich brown under exposure to sunlight. Sapwood is a lighter cream color.

Grain: Straight; coarse, uneven texture.

Species & Grade Variations: Moderate to high color variation.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 1000; 22% softer than Northern Red Oak.

Dimensional Stability: Excellent (change coefficient .00186; 50% more stable than Red Oak).

Durability: Strength values are similar to those of American Oak.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Moderate ease in working with hand and machine tools; silica in wood dulls tools quickly; carbide tooling is recommended.

Sanding: Clogs abrasives; frequent sandpaper changes are required.

Nailing: Good holding ability.

Finishing: Natural oils may interfere with adhesion and drying of some finishes. To reduce the wood’s tendency to repel finish coats, surface rcesins may be removed with a solvent that is compatible with the finish to be used.

Comments: Has an oily feel. Unique in that it does not cause rust or corrosion when in contact with metal. Respiratory and dermatological allergic potential.

Cost

(Relative to plain sawn select Red Oak)
Multiplier: 2.50

Availability
Limited.
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