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Where to buy 6" x 6" x 3/4" teak

I see 3" strips and other similar stuff but where can i buy the size above. i am trying to mount a remote charger panel and need it to make a surface mounting type frame
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Might try West Marine. They have "pieces".... spendy though...
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You probably won't find it at the usual stores (West, Boaters World, etc.). Try looking for a local shop for woodworking supplies. The one I use has all sorts of fine woods like teak, holly, mahogany, cherry, etc. They are pricey but not too bad. I replaced the main hatch slides, trim, and bent boards on my boat for about $200.

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There was a thread on this about 6 months ago that contained several links to suppliers, try this...........

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Perhaps you could buy smaller pieces and glue/epoxy them together. This can often be stronger than a solid piece.
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Jamestown sells it up to 5 1/2" x 3/4" x 8'. You might ask if they can get you a 6" wide piece:

http://www.jamestowndistributors.com...ne+Teak+Lumber
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This guy has it. I don't know if he ships or not. If you wanted 12 inch wide teak, he has it. I have bought from him.

http://www.sjlumbermans.com/
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Try Woodcraft on Independence, just before 485. I was there this weekend and they have some long pieces, 6 inches wide. Very pricey, $22 per board foot.

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thanks,
that would still be cheaper than having it shipped in. i will give them a call
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Hi Jacky! Don't forget to post a pic of the installation once you finish!
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