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Marine Kayak

We stock a large range of products directed at the Marine industry

Teak Solid Timber

  • Genuine Burmese Teak
  • FEQ (First European Quality) and SuperPrime grades available
  • Crown and Quarter cut available
  • Widths from 100 to 300mm by 25 to 75mm thick

Teak Decking

  • Genuine Burmese Teak
  • Quarter cut
  • SuperPrime grade, suitable for super yachts
  • Available ex-stock in selected sizes/profiles
  • Custom profiles can be machined to order for boatloads

Veneers

  • Available with a Paperback or pressed onto Plywood
  • Matched to Solid Timber samples
  • Can source both Veneer and Solid Timber from the same mill for consistency
  • Sourced from a range of world-wide suppliers
  • Marquetry and Special layups available

BS1088 Plywoods

  • Range of thicknesses
  • Minimal core gaps Yellow Cedar
  • Very durable timber
  • Stable
  • Commonly used by major marine manufacturers in New Zealand

Yellow Cedar

  • Very durable timber
  • Stable
  • Commonly used by major marine manufacturers in New Zealand

Finger-jointed Cedar

  • Ideal for plugs for hull and deck moulds
  • Ideal for cleats, etc
  • Great for hidden forming work
  • Cheaper than Cedar clears
  • 6.3M Lengths

Malaysian Kauri

  • Stable
  • Lightweight
  • Takes a marine glue well
  • Commonly used 
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Sapele Mahogany

COMMON APPLICATIONS
Decking
Decking
Decking

The wood is medium hard and medium weight. Planed surfaces are mildly lustrous. The heartwood is pinkish-red when freshly cut, darkening to a rich red-brown. The most striking feature is the double spiral grain which produces a very regular stripe or roe figures in quarter sawn material. The texture is fine and even and there is a pronounced cedar-like scent when freshly cut.

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Botanical Name: Entandrophragma cylindricum
Origin: West Africa

General

Seasoning: Requires care in kiln drying to avoid distortion and degrade.
Working Qualities: Saws easily and cleanly with little waste and works fairly easily with hand and machine tools, although the interlocked grain may be troublesome in planing and moulding. To eliminate picking up in quarter-sawn material, the cutting angle should be reduced to 15º. Takes nails and screws and glues well. It takes a high polish.
Uses: Gifted with both strength and appearance, the timber has a wide range of uses. It is used for furniture, panelling, shop and window fittings, high-class interior joinery and all general cabinet working purposes, including boat-building. Widely used for decorative veneering, it is often sliced to show the narrow ‘pencil’ stripe which is a characteristic of the specie. It is also used for rotary cut plywood.
Price (1-10): 4

Availability

Availability: Available ex-stock in Random Widths in 25, 40 and 50mm Thicknesses.
Stocked: Yes

Supply

Primary Suppliers: Romea Legnami
Resource Certification: Working on FSC Certification

Durability

Durability In Ground: Perishable/Non Durable
Durability Above Ground: Moderately Durable

Density

Density Air Dry: 640 kg/m2

Shrinkage

Shrinkage Radial: 2.8 %
Shrinkage Tangental: 4.4 %

Mechanical Properties

Janka Hardness: 6.7 kN
Modulus of Rupture: 110 MPa
Modulus of Elasticity: 11.7 GPa
Max Crush Strength: 59 MPa

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