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Old 07-09-2010, 12:58   #1
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Alternative to Teak for Caprail ?

I have to replace much of the caprail on my Westsail and am hoping there is a less costly alternative wood I can use that still resists rot?
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You might consider Iroko from Africa--it is sometmes called Nigerian teak or West African teak, even though the trees are not related to real teak. Another similar wood, from the Afrormosia tree, is frequently called African teak. Both ore less expensive than true teak, but are just as versatile.

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Thanks Astrid, I'll check em out.
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