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What timber should I use for outdoor furniture?

Merbau.jpgMerbau is an extremely durable, long-lasting, tannin-rich hardwood. It is easy to work with in terms of clean cutting and easy fastening.


The top of the table could be made from Specrite 42 x 18mm x 2.7m Finger Jointed Merbau Screening, the frame from 42 x 28mm 2.7m Finger Jointed Merbau Screening and the legs Merbau 90 x 90mm 2.4m DAR Laminated Post.


If you decide on the type of timber you wish to use then take your measurements to your local Bunnings store a team member will be able to cut the pieces up for you. 


For those in NZ, Kwila would be the local alternative to Merbau and is offered in similar sizes. - MitchellMc


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