Garapa decking boards finger-jointed
The finger-jointed decking boards made of FSC®-certified Garapa wood achieve a very high level of durability in combination with a significantly reduced risk of warping. Finger-jointing also offers the advantage that the yield from the tree is increased. This means that the planks can be offered at a relatively low price and are particularly sustainable.
✓ Finger-jointed for reduced risk of warping
✓ Proven processing from timber construction
✓ Resistance class 1-2 according to DIN standard
✓ Light, homogeneous wood, slightly darkening
✓ FSC®-certified, from sustainable forestry
✓ transparent origin
✓ direct sales
✓ climate-neutral shipping
The Betterwood we will be happy to support you in the planning and installation of your Garapa decking boards. We offer you a terrace planner, terrace calculator and advice on all aspects of designing and planning your wooden terrace - all directly online and free of charge.
The Garapa decking comes from an FSC®-certified forestry in Bolivia. Visit our forest in Bolivia and learn more about the origin of the wood. .Origin
Customer Gallery Garapa
Our customers build the most beautiful Garapa terrace. Visit our customer gallery and read about the experiences our customers have had with the Garapa wood.customer gallery
Our sorting criteria
Every decking board is checked by us for errors. However, not every irregularity is sorted out. You can find out in detail what you can expect from our manual sorting in our sorting criteria.sorting criteria
Comparison of terrace wood
What our selected decking wood has in common: ✓ high durability ✓ very good technical properties ✓ sustainable origin. Here is an overview of the special features:
✓ best durability
✓ particularly robust and scratch-resistant
✗ partly rough surface
✗ high power development
Tip: Floorboards should be sanded after weathering.
✓ smooth surface
✓ homogeneous, light color
✗ Ferrous substances lead to discolouration
✗ unbolted tendency to warp
Tip: Terrace cleaning removes discoloration and professional interim storage avoids warping.
✓ smooth surface
✓ Rich color and grain
✗ unoiled tends to crack
✗ Colored ingredients wash out
Tip: Clean and oil decking after laying.
✓ best durability and dimensional stability
✓ Lowest risk of cracks and splinters
✗ relatively expensive
✗ no very long planks
Tip: Lay decking boards together.
Substructure: wood instead of aluminium
For this decking board, we recommend a substructure made of hardwood with very good resistance (at least class 1-2). We advise against an aluminum substructure, since the risk of the screws tearing off is too great here due to the rigidity of the material.hardwood substructure
Accessories for wooden terraces
Only work with accessories that have been tested and approved for use with this particularly resistant type of wood. Ask the manufacturer about suitability or choose products from our range that have already been tested for the specific application. You will find an overview of the accessories required for your terrace construction on this page grocery list. You will receive an individual and free calculation if you use our terrace planner use.Recommended accessories
discounts at Betterwood
The Betterwood you will receive a 1% discount for every €1.000 purchase value, up to a maximum of 15%. You can calculate your expected savings here:
The discount will be displayed on the shopping cart page and deducted from your purchase.
Finger-jointed terrace wood
Finger-jointing is a tried-and-tested wood connection in timber construction, through which individual pieces of solid wood are put together to form a longer piece of decking wood. Wedge-shaped prongs on the ends of the pieces of wood interlock and are weatherproof glued together. This can be seen on the surface of the plank, but fades into the background with weathering and the formation of the patina.
Finger-jointing offers various advantages: the wood is less prone to warping and the tree trunk can be used more efficiently, which makes the product particularly sustainable and usually also cheaper.
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