Is kwila good for outdoor furniture?

Is kwila good for outdoor furniture?

Kwila timber is a wonderful hardwood, that withstands our very harsh Australian climate, which is why we choose to sell furniture made from this fabulous timber. Due to its durability, stability and natural resistance to splitting, all furniture made from Kwila can remain permanently outdoors in all climates.

What is the best timber for outdoor furniture?

What are the best types of timber for garden furniture?

  • Teak. Everybody knows about teak, possibly the ideal wood for outdoor furniture.
  • European Oak. There’s a reason why oak is a perennially-popular choice for the woodworkers, particularly those involved in outdoor projects.
  • Western Red Cedar / Siberian Larch.
  • Iroko.

How do you treat kwila timber?

How do you need to care and maintain Kwila? It is recommended that all Kwila furniture be “bled” or “leached” before use. This consists of placing the furniture on preferable a grassed area, and flushing away the excess oil with a thorough soaking of water.

What is kwila timber?

Intsia bijug (Johnstone River teak, Pacific teak or scrub mahogany) is a timber that grows in the Southeast Pacific Rim which, of course, includes Northern Queensland. Merbau timber is very durable and termite-resistant making it a highly valued material for timber flooring and timber decking.

How do you maintain a kwila deck?

The furniture should be oiled at least twice a year. We recommended Wattyl Deck and Furniture Oil; choose your own colour (Natural Kwila). Use industrial wire wool to polish up before coating if necessary. Oil can be applied with either brush or lint free cloth.

How do you seal outdoor wood?

There are three surefire ways to waterproof your wood for years to come.

  1. Use linseed or Tung oil to create a beautiful and protective hand-rubbed finish.
  2. Seal the wood with coating of polyurethane, varnish, or lacquer.
  3. Finish and waterproof wood simultaneously with a stain-sealant combo.

How long is kwila decking?

Typically, Pacific Kwila decking will cost about 200 – 300% more up front (for decking material only – not the total deck cost) and has an average life of 25 – 50 years.

Is Merbau better than treated pine?

For instance, Merbau is classified as a hardwood and if taken care of properly, Merbau will last longer as well as stand up to dents and scratches far better than treated pine. 3. Look: Building a deck that looks good and matches your home can be quite a challenge.

Is kwila a hard wood?

Kwila is a high quality, strong and durable hardwood. The heartwood is yellowish-brown, brown or dark red, red-brown, turning to a dark red-brown with age. The wood is hard and heavy, the texture moderately coarse but even, and the grain may be straight or interlocked but is often wavy.

Where can I buy quality kwila outdoor furniture?

Quality Kwila Outdoor Furniture, Made in Brisbane… At Australian Garden Furniture we are renowned for creating stainless steel & timber and Kwila outdoor furniture of the highest quality, made right here in our Brisbane factory!

What kind of outdoor furniture does Brisbane have?

Our showroom displays a wide range of the highest quality outdoor furniture Brisbane has to office including tables, chairs, sunlounges, daybeds, and garden seats , and we’re confident we will have the perfect piece of stainless steel & timber or kwila timber outdoor furniture to suit your patio, deck or balcony.

What kind of oil to use on kwila furniture?

Oiling your Kwila furniture does not need to be a laborsome task (if done periodically before the timber shows signs of weathering). It is just like cleaning the furniture. As we clean our indoor furniture, consider the oiling process like cleaning. Use a quality outdoor furniture oil. We recommend our ‘Kasule Outdoor Furniture oil’.

How big is a kwila wood table top?

This table with a Kwila timber top on stainless steel base comes in a few designs and sizes The top can be made using a 90 x 19 kwila boards or 147 x 25 kwila planks. Sizes can be 1.8m up to 2.7m long and either 1m or 1.1m wide.