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Meet Mike, Our Lead Craftsman

Teakworks4u LLC

Meet Mike, Our Lead Craftsman

Here’s Mike our lead craftsman hard at work. Mike Carney’s fine craftsmanship and years of experience in carpentry and fine woodworking has led him to his role as Lead Craftsman at Teakworks4u. He feels a real sense of pride to be building something people will enjoy for many years. He has built over 500 pieces for customers and has had people rave about his work. Here are a couple testimonials from previous customers. Testimonials I just received the custom teak shower insert. When I opened the package it was a WOW moment. When you order something sight unseen, it is...

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Clean & Restore Teak In 5 Easy Steps

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Clean & Restore Teak In 5 Easy Steps

Watch this sun-bleached bench transform in 5 easy steps While product testing to find the best cleaning products for teak, we ran a little test. This bench was left outdoors for several months until it looked bleached and worn. Check out the following pictures for how we transformed it from worn and gray to bright and beautiful. Step 1 : Spray the teak surface liberally with Teak Cleaning Solution For a surface as badly worn as this one, you will need to apply the teak cleaning solution quite liberally. Once the surface is coated, allow it to sit for at least...

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Teak for Airstream

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Teak for Airstream

Mats for Airstreams are a popular item right now. Not only do they give the bathroom area an immediate spa like feeling, but they are also a safety feature.  Teak offers slip resistant qualities, which will help prevent falls on common slippery acrylic floors.  Make your Airstream stand out by adding the beauty of natural teak! With all the renovations of Airstreams these days, we’ve been asked whether or not we have templates available.  Though we only have templates for the  2014 Interstate Twin, Airstream 27FB, and the Airstream 22FB Sport models right now, creating a template is easy. With our...

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A-ca-AWESOME!

Teakworks4u LLC

We’re so excited for Pitch Perfect 2 to finally be in theaters today! We’re even more excited because our Folding Camp Stools (Order No. TSF-1314C) were purchased for a scene in the movie! We caught a glimpse of them in the trailer. They are hard to see so I added arrows to show you in screen shots. Hopefully we will get a better view of them when we watch the movie. Here is the official trailer

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Teak blends well with different wood species & additional design elements in a room

Amber Kingsley

Teak blends well with different wood species & additional design elements in a room

We often get questions from people asking if we can match our teak with other wood in their bathroom. We always say “teak is natural and we don’t have control over the variations of color and grain patterns we get in.” Not to worry; since teak does vary in color, grain pattern, and brightness it often looks great regardless, because it seems to pull in some colors from the woods around it. So really, there is no need to worry about getting an exact match. We also hear a lot of people say ” I want a lighter wood because...

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