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jcassidy

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Hi guys
I need to replace the veneer on thus rather lovely Parker Knoll coffee table, but the question is, what wood is this?

The same tables online say teak, but I'm not sure thats not just lazy sellers putting 'teak! Teak! Teak' on everything. Same adverts say the '60s, but it looks more modern to me, especially with an MDF core.
Any experience on what veneers PK.put on their stuff or suggestions of what this wood is?
Thanks
John
 

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TheTiddles

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That may be teak, it wasn’t always silly money and even today teak veneer is not expensive, but the solid to lip the edges is a ferocious price

Or it may be iroko. Teak veneer pieces of the period often had solid iroko handles, legs etc...
 
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