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

JANKA: 1000-1155

SUSTAINABILITY: Moderate

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

PRICE: $$$