Veneer Species Guide

Columbia Forest Products is proud to offer an exciting variety of hardwood and decorative softwood species of faces to meet the demand for architectural individuality in interior design applications.

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 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