About Indian Teak wood (Saagwan)

The timber grows in the norther part of Karnataka (most prominently from in and around Dandeli, so also commonly known as Dandeli Teak), Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and parts of other Indian states which contains rich soil full of minerals such as silicates, manganese, mica, iron and other vital tertiary minerals. It is sustainably managed forest timber by local Government Forest Departments respectively.


High fiber structure, oil content, density and volume giving a pleasant look and odor. The cut log contains moisture of 35-45%

The typical girth (mean circumference) is between 2.5 -8ft and diameter of upto 4ft.

The typical length is between 10ft – 16ft depending on the age and growth rate of the timber.

Sawing yield is only upto 60% whilst milling as the heart wood covered with thigh layers or outer timber.

Typical defects amount to varying spiral grains and irregular lines. But the bee-holes are very low which is very negligible.

Colour & Pattern

Dark golden brown coloured and irregular spiral and straight grains.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dandeli is a town located in North Karnataka. Hence it is also called as North Kanara teak
and Godavari teak.

Yes. Dandeli teak wood is termite resistant.

It is rich in oil, grains with minerals such as silicates, manganese, mica, iron and other vital
tertiary minerals. Its texture is golden brown colored and irregular spiral and straight grains.
High quality, fine finish, long lasting Dandeli teak wood logs normally starts at INR 4500/- and
goes up to INR 6000 per cubic feet.
Dandeli teak and Burma teak are not the same because, Dandeli have more oil and knots,
their girth is lesser compared to Burma teak.
It is known for robustness, durability and smooth surface finish. This product has enduring
quality and is highly durable in all weather conditions.

Dandeli teak is suitable for door and doorframes, window frames and building construction.

Please use the form below to enquire about our current Indian Teakwood (Saagwan) stock

    The price varies on the quality and demand for the timber. As already mentioned we procure it at the auctions held at Government Timber Depots, the price also depends on the bidding value.

    Pricing normally starts at ₹8500 and goes upto ₹15000 per cubic feet.

    We request you to contact us for accurate pricing.

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