Wood is the most environmentally friendly and durable asset that we have, provided it is handled in the right way. Well managed forests will provide timber in the future, and the Teak we supply has been sourced from well managed forest resources on a strictly sustained yield, thanks in part to the original efforts of a German, Dietrich Brandis who’s detailed research provided government and forest companies of the day with invaluable information regarding the potential of well maintained forestry. These practices are still applied today ensuring future economic stability of the forest and continued supply of this wonderful natural material.
Why choose Teak?
Providing outstanding beauty, strength & durability, Teak is the perfect choice of timber for all types of yacht & boat building. Teak is generally straight grained of medium texture and appears golden brown when first cut darkening with exposure to light & age. Teak has been the preferred timber for Decks, Rubbing Strakes, Gunwales, Cabins and Internal Joinery for nearly 150 years.
Teak is without doubt the most desirable timber for boat construction and is surprisingly good value for money.With guaranteed durability and a pleasing appearance it is the natural choice. Robbins Timber offer exceptional value for money with a superb range of sizes & profiles.
Teak can claim “Durability Class 1”, the highest possible. It is extremely resistant to marine borers and is impervious to sea water. A deck laid in Teak is guaranteed to out-last any other comparable species available.
Our Teak comes from known quality producers throughout the world where the timber is selected for consistent colour and grain structure suitable for marine applications. We avoid buying fast grown material from some plantations where the quality is inconsistent, and unsuitable for high quality work such as boat decking.
We source both square edged boards and whole felled logs, and offer the widest range of sizes available anywhere in Europe. Our stocks of logs enable us to offer widths up to 20” and thicknesses ranging from 3/4” - 4”, and lengths from 3’ to 20’.
There is nothing better than the look of Classic Teak decking and for years Robbins Timber have provided customers with the very best decking grade Teak backed by our reputation for quality. Available in a wide range of sizes we can provide beautiful decking to your specific requirements.
Why quarter sawn?
Traditional cutting of sawn logs have almost disappeared and with it, the skill to produce stable boards for decking. Robbins Timber still offer this traditional cutting service which results in a more stable and even wearing deck.
Trims and mouldings
We offer a full machining service for mouldings and trims to complement both decking and joinery projects.
Fixing and caulking
We are national distributors for both West System epoxy resins & SABA sealants, and offer full technical support & advice on all our products. SABA is the preferred caulking for the professionals and as the UK`s leading distributor we offer exceptional value for money.
Cross grained Teak Pellets available in 3/8” & 1/2” diameter (other sizes available to order) add the finishing touch to all your Teak projects. Tapered pellets provide a good colour match and are very easy to fit.
Plywood and veneers
We have the UK’s widest range of Teak plywoods, in Marine and Exterior grades, Cabin Sole and our exclusive Teak Decking with rubber inlay. We also hold large stocks of decorative and constructional veneers for cold moulding.
We stock and recommend a wide range of quality products including Deks Olje, Epifanes, and Rustins Danish Oil for finishing, and Net-trol for restoration work.