Month: October 2013

Teak vs. Yellow Balau

Yellow Balau (Bangkirai) and Teak are exotic hardwoods similar in many ways.   They both boast a rich, golden brown color and have a high oil content making both hardwoods very durable and resistant to the elements, insects, twisting and warping.  Because of the density of both species, Teak and Yellow Balau are popular choices for heavy duty applications, including (but not limited to) outdoor furniture, park benches, boat decks, bridges, decks, cabinets, doors and more. Popular since the early part of the 20th century, Teak is generally a better

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