Teak, also called Burmese Teak (scientific name: Tectonagrandis), has a heartwood of golden or medium brown color. Its texture is coarse and uneven, luster is moderate to low and grain is straight but can be interlocked or wavy.
Teak is commonly found in south Asia. It is exceptionally resistant to decay and heartwood is rated very durable.Teak is resistant to termites and moderately resistant to insect attack.
Janka Hardness :
4,740 N(1,070 lbf)
Average Dried Weight :
655 kg/m3(41 lbs/ft3)
Easy to work within almost all regards, but a high level of silica (up to 1.4%) has a significant blunting effect on cutting tools. It is good with glues and finishes well, though may require wiping the surface with a solvent to reduce the natural oils on the surface.