Thinnings are so much different in value, Most of it is only good for fenceposts. You can buy steel fencepost for how much? Not a great deal, and so the price is fixed by the use thinnings compete against in steel fenceposts. <br /> Now final harvest logs are entirely different. We all know that every statistic says that demand is projected to be outstripping supply for teak for the next 25 years at least. As the world recession fades, teak lumber demand will skyrocket!