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