Teak, Quarter Cut
- Latin name: Tectona grandis
- Common name(s): Teak
- Sources: India, Myanmar, Thailand
CHARACTERISTICS: Dark yellow to golden brown with dark brown to black streaks prevalent. Oily to the touch on a moderately smooth surface. Quarter slicing sometimes produces a striped effect in the presence of interlocked grain.
COMMON CUTS: Plain sliced, Quarter sliced
USES: Outdoor furniture where it develops a silvery patina, boat interiors, decking, flooring, architectural millwork and specialty applications.
AVAILABILITY: Reasonable to very good availability depending on level of specification