Teak FEQ (First European Quality) is a quality indicator for teak. Teak FEQ is sorted on wood that does not contain sapwood, knots and wormholes. The teak FEQ is heart free sawn and is mixed-grain.  Teak FEQ is for many purposes applicable, however less applicable for straight grain purposes. For this purpose, Worldwood sells special quarter sawn teak wood. See also Teak Quarter Sawn.

Worldwood has opportunities for a project-oriented approach to purchasing, processing and storage.

Timber description

  • Teak is very durable. (Class 1)
  • The heartwood of Teak is light brown to golden brown, it darkens under the influence of UV light. The Moulmein Teak is usually uniform of color.
  • Weight approx. 660 kg/m3
  • Easy sawing and planing
  • Botanic name: Tectona Grandis

Teak is easy to saw and planing. Depending on the lime and gravel content the tools dulling more or less quickly down. In general, it is advisable to use tools with carbide cutting edges.

The height and diameter of the teak trees are highly dependent on the growing place and soil conditions. Teak trees with a height of 40-45 m, with diameters up to 1.80 to 2.40 m are common. These large trees are free of branches up to 25-27 m.

In general Worldwood prefers a natural seasoning process of teak, which is also the case in most cases. However, in some cases there is no time for a natural seasoning process and we use one of our three kilns.\r\n\r\nWorldwood ensures that, during seasoning process in one of the drying chambers, no type of wood is mixed with a different type of wood, in order to avoid staining problems. Employees of Worldwood are experienced and qualified to to give the teak the special treatment it deserves.
Heartwood 4 Sapwood 3


Thickness (mm)Width (mm)Lenght (mm)
26 – 33 – 40 – 52 – 65 – 80 – 105 – 130 – 155 – 180 – 205, other thicknesses upon request52 and wider300 up to 5700+

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