Day: December 16, 2011

Yellow Balau vs. Teak

Yellow Balau (also known as Bangkirai) and Teak are similar in many ways, both having a rich, golden brown color and high oil content making both hardwoods very durable and resistant to the elements, insects, warping and twisting.  Due to their extremely high density, both Teak and Yellow Balau are popular choices for outdoor furniture, park benches, boat decks, bridges, decks, cabinets, doors and more. Teak is generally a better known exotic hardwood specie, popular since the early part of the 20th century.  However, prior to extensive knowledge of sustainable

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