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Old 03-10-2008, 05:33 PM   #1
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Teak Dining table is splitting


We recently bought a Teak table - and presumably because it wasn't dry enough and the fact our dining room is so dry - a major split has occurred on the top. . Is there anyway of treating it? The split is now around 45 cms long and about 2mm at its widest?

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Old 03-12-2008, 12:12 AM   #2
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Teak Dining table is splitting


I'd be calling the place I purchased it from. It sounds like they used wood that wasn't at the correct moisture content to build furniture with.
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Old 03-13-2008, 06:51 AM   #3
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Lots of teak furniture built in Indonesa is useing "green" wood and they often have drying issuses. Take it back and get a replacement that may do the same or fill the crack with something, putty or an wedge of teak. I don't think you will get it to pull closed again
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