siberian larch

Discussion in 'Materials' started by robwilk37, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. robwilk37
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    robwilk37 Senior Member

    stumbled across this site ...

    www.larchdeck.com

    wondering if anyone has experience or informed opinion about this woods use in boat building? im considering it for a teak deck substitute.
     
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  3. rasorinc
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    rasorinc Senior Member

    Larch and Doug Fir are grown together and mixed when cut and sold as Doug Fir in the west. Very similar wood with larch a little heavier. You should have no problem using it
    for decking. Call the two of them first cousins.
     
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