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S4S Plantation Teak Lumber

Outdoor furniture, shower bench, and so much more!

How is Plantation Teak different than Burmese Teak? For one, it is grown more rapidly so the younger smaller wood is more prone to checks and movement. It also does not have the same silica content which partially contributes to its rot resistancy. And because it often will have more knots - that means there is more grain movement/direction which can lead to water accumulation on horizontal surfarces. 

So although Plantation teak does not technically perform as well as Burmese teak - it does do reasonably well in those similar conditions and at about 1/3rd of the price! That alone should be a reason to consider it on your next project!

The heartwood is golden to medium brown and darkens with age. Plantation teak does tend to have more sap wood present so you should expect a higher contrast in colours. 

If you would like to do the milling yourself - try our 4/4 Rough Cut Plantation Teak Lumber for a more budget friendly version.

What can you expect?

We will carefully handpick a high quality board for you. We pay close attention to the wood species characteristics so we can send you a board that well represents each wood type. 

  • 1/2", 5/8", or 3/4" thick
  • 4-3/4" wide
  • 24", 36", or 48" long

In order to offer more protective packing for shipping - our lengths are often 1/4" less than sizes listed. Need a longer length? Please email us for a quote.

S4S Lumber

Who are they for? These are ideal for those who aren’t equipped with the necessary tools to flatten and straighten boards.

The term "surfaced" or "dressed" refers to a piece of wood that has been milled. To achieve the necessary dimensions, we select a larger board to work from. Both faces and edges are then surfaced so you can be assured that the board is flat and straight. These boards are available in specific sizes.

For example: 3/4” x 5-1/4” x 24”

Rough Cut Lumber

Who are they for? These are ideal for those who enjoy working with machinery or hand tools to mill their own boards.

We use this term to describe boards that require additional milling. Rough cut lumber have been run through the planer to show the grain however they have not been dressed. You will need to mill both faces and edges. Rough cut lumber are available in specific lengths with varying widths.

For example: 4/4 x (5-6”) x 24”

You will receive a board that is just shy of an inch thick, with a width in the range of 5-6”, and is 24” long.

Rough Cut Lumber vs S4S Lumber

Thickness: 1/2"
Width: 4-3/4"
Length: 36"
Original price $30.95 - Original price $30.95
Original price
$30.95 - $30.95
Current price $30.95

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Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
michael hardie (Moncks Corner, US)

Beautiful wood!

Mark (Sooke, CA)
First order…

Hobby woodworker. First online order, as my local supplier didn’t have what I needed. Straight boards with minimal twist on a couple. Easy enough to run them through the planar. I will definitely order again.

Dylan McEvoy (Nepean, CA)
4/4 Teak

Teak Looks great. Its not a super consistent wood, I had a few boards that were majority light and a few that were majority dark but the boards themselves were great!