Teak, Flat 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, boat interiors, decking, flooring, architectural millwork and specialty applications.

Availability: Reasonable to very good availability depending on level of specification

Price: $$$