Marine Timber Perth WA
Perth buyers trust Austim’s unrivalled knowledge to recommend the very best marine timber. That’s why we strongly back our genuine teak.
The experts in genuine teak
‘Genuine’ Teak only comes from trees with the scientific name Tectona grandis.
As WA’s only importer of Burmese Teak, Austim has been the go-to supplier for many of the large super yacht builders in WA. We supplied the decking for Greg Norman’s vessel and the re-fit of the Leeuwin Sailing Ship deck, to name a few.
Teak is also ideal for joinery applications, with many up market homes in WA fitted with joinery built using Austim Teak. Recently, the ‘Australian Institute of Architects Residential – New Home’ award – designed by Suzie Hunt and built by Gransden – used joinery manufactured by Abbott’solutely Timber.
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We can save you time and money by delivering directly to your worksite.
With our fully equipped warehouse, we always have the stock available so you can get on with your job.
Austim teak sizes
We carry FEQ (First European Quality) teak for the joinery and marine market in the following thicknesses:
Other sizes can be sourced to order (allow significant lead times as it is a specialist product).
Some projects of note Austim have supplied
2001 – Superyacht ‘Aussie Rules’ – built for Greg Norman by Oceanfast in WA.
Quartersawn Teak Decking 50x20mm, in excess of 11,000 lineal metres supplied.
2003 – Superyacht ‘White Rabbit’ – built by Northwest Bay Ships in NZ.
Quartersawn Teak Decking 65x12mm, in excess of 14,000 lineal metres supplied.
2011 – The Leeuwin Sailing Ship refit in WA.
Semi Quartersawn Teak Decking 70x24mm, in excess of 3,500 lineal metres supplied.
2016 – The Duyfken, replacing existing deck of Maritime Pine.
Quartersawn Douglas Fir ex 200x50mm
Teak colour oxidisation
Teak when freshly cut or exposed can display significant colour variation, this is not unusual and is due to mineral and water stains and differences in environmental growing conditions. Whilst this colour variation can appear unsightly it is common with Teak and relatively easily remedied.
Teak has a remarkable reaction to UV light, within hours colours start to blend to an even light golden brown, this process is known as oxidisation. To speed up this process many manufacturers subject their finished products or boards to what they call a ‘Water Bath’ or ‘Sun Bath’.
Items are laid out in the sun to catch the UV and are washed down with water, this combination speeds up the oxidisation process and results in a more evenly coloured product. (See image)
Austim has the highest quality marine timber supplies. Perth knows no matter what marine timber you want or what you need it for, Austim has all the answers. Ask Austim today!
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We are located in Landsdale / Wangara, we can deliver anywhere in Western Australia including the South West, Northern WA, Perth, Welshpool, Mandurah, Rockingham, Yanchep and even further.