Woodcraft Woodshop - Teak, Burmese 1" x 1-1/2" x 5" Knife Scale 1-piece
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Burmese Teak (Tectona grandis) Native to Southeast Asia. Burmese Teak heartwood is a uniform golden brown without markings. Grain is usually straight to slightly wavy, and the texture is coarse,...
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Woodworking properties include medium resistance to cutting tools. Predrilling is required for nailing. Gluing is good on freshly planed or sanded surfaces. Stains well and takes a satisfactory finish, especially an oil finish. Fine machine dust is a skin irritant.
Burmese Teak is used extensively in shipbuilding and boatbuilding for decking, rails, hatches, etc. Other uses include furniture and cabinetmaking, flooring, garden furniture, chemical vats, fume ducts, laboratory benches, plywood, and decorative veneers.
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.