Garapa Decking

Why Choose Garapa Decking?

Garapa decking is a  beautiful hardwood featuring a light yellow to golden brown color. As the wood naturally weathers, it takes on light silvery gray tones which means there is no need to apply annual sealers. A Garapa deck is resistant to rot, decay, splinters, scratches, and even fire – naturally without any chemical treatments.
Garapa wood, also known as Brazilian Ash, is a dense and naturally durable Brazilian timber. Its golden color, fine grain and moderate cost make it an attractive alternate to more expensive hardwoods such as Teak or Ipe for decking. The light color also makes it attractive for a deck that will have heavy sun exposure but will not become overly hot to the touch.

We can help you with everything you need to complete your Garapa Decking including advice on installation, plugs, screws, and maintenance. We have group of experts who can give advice on installing your decking and the type of wood drying needed in your area. Since wood is a organic product, you want to make sure you provide the proper spacing, drying, and ventilation for your Garapa wood. We want to make our business relationship and your Garapa decking are built to be long lasting.

East Teak provides first export quality Brazilian Garapa, kiln-dried (KD), surfaced four sides (S4S), eased on four edges (E4E), tongue-and-groove (T&G) for porch planks or pre-grooved  for hidden fastener systems.

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Garapa Lumber

Availability

Specifications

Benefits

4/4 Thickness

1″ x 6″ (Net Size 3/4″ x 5-1/2″ x 8′-18′)

5/4 Thickness

1-1/4″ x 4″ (Net Size 1″ x 3-1/2″ x 8′-18′)
1-1/4″ x 6″ (Net Size 1″ x 5-1/2″ x 8′-18′)

8/4 Thickness

2″ x 2″ (Net Size 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ x 8′-12′)
Custom milling available to any specification. Please  contact us  for custom sizes or special orders.
  • Janka hardness is 1631, 26% harder than Red Oak (1210 Janka).
  • Average weight is 54 lbs. per cubic foot, comparable to Brazilian Cherry.
  • Bending strength is 12,900 PSI.
  • Rot resistant
  • No annual sealer needed for natural patina
  • Periodic maintenance for stained material
  • No chemical treatments
  • Naturally scratch resistant
  • 30+ year lifespan without preservatives
  • Lower cost than ipe

East Teak Hardwood is your best resource for all of your Hardwood needs!

Contact us today for more information or to place an order.

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