Teak (Tectona grandis), are large trees, growing to 30-40 m tall, The timber is used in the manufacture of outdoor and indoor furniture, and other articles where weather resistance is desired.
Teak is easily worked and has natural oils that make it suitable for use in exposed locations, where it is durable even when not treated with oil or varnish. The surfaces become grayish, is a typical characteristic of teakwood. At extreme weather circumstances, summer and winter, the wood doesn't expand or shrink too much.
Teak cut from old trees grown slowly in natural forests is more durable and harder; teak from young trees grown in plantations is more prone to splitting and water damage, however kiln drying allows for sustainable, plantation-grown teak to perform nearly on par with old-growth teak.
Teak is used extensively in Indonesia to make all of types of Furniture, doors and window frames, and columns and beams in old type houses. It is very resistant to termite attacks. Mature teak fetches a very good price. It is grown extensively by forest departments of different states in forest areas.
Popular in the 1950s and 1960s , teak furniture has had a second boom in popularity. Teak is one of the most sought-after types of vintage furniture.Much of the world's teak is exported by Indonesia.
Teakwood can resist many years without special maintenance. Brushing with water and soap is enough. Teakwood will be very nice just with teak oil furnishing. This would be better done after the buying. If you want a little darker, simply you can brush the wood stain, or mix to the oil then brush to the furniture, the furniture should be sanded, clean and dry. Small damages or rugged parts can be easily repaired with sanding paper. Possible differences in color will be corrected by raining and sun. Teakwood is a 100 percent natural product.
All of our furniture is handmade. That makes unique. A little difference of the colors, grains and geometrical are normal, the most important is the Dry, Joins, Construction and little free space for the wood "breath".