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TahoeChris posted 06-22-2000 11:50 PM ET (US)   Profile for TahoeChris   Send Email to TahoeChris  
Anybody know where I can find large (4x4 or 4x8) pieces of teak plywood? Does such a thing exist? If not, how about "marine grade" plywood? Thanks!
Bruce Boehle posted 06-23-2000 10:41 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bruce Boehle  Send Email to Bruce Boehle     
Your best bet is to check the internet for suppliers in your area. If not let me know. I probably have some sources. Bruce
lhg posted 06-23-2000 11:54 AM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
Yes, there is marine grade teak plywood available, probably in thicknesses ranging from 1/4" to 3/4". Same applies to philippine mahogany. Boston Whaler used the 1/4" teak plywwod for years for the Outrage stern sump covers. Look to a specialty or hardwoods lumber retailer as a source.
jeffjatich posted 06-23-2000 04:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for jeffjatich  Send Email to jeffjatich     
I stumbled across a place that supplies wood for whalers. The address of the site is they list some prices also.
lhg posted 06-26-2000 02:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
Correction - Above I mentioned that the teak plywood sump covers used on Montauks & Outrages was 1/4" thick. Not correct - it was 7/16" marine teak plywood. (I just measured mine!)
TahoeChris posted 06-26-2000 09:35 PM ET (US)     Profile for TahoeChris  Send Email to TahoeChris     
Thanks for the info guys. Happy "whales" to you until we meet again.

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