Name: - Teak
Sources: - Burma, India and Thailand
Colour: - Rich golden brown.
Advantages: - Teak is strong. It is naturally oily, which makes
it a very good material make outside furniture from. We say that it is
very durable material
Resistance: -Teak is highly resistant to moisture, fire, acid and
Grain: -Teak has a very attractive straight grain.
Working properties: - Teak can be cut and shaped very easily
Corrosion: -It does not corrode iron and steel
Disadvantages: -Teak can be difficult to glue together because
the oils form a barrier that will not easily absorb the glue into the
surface. It can be expensive to buy and because of the gritty nature of
the wood grain it can blunt cutting tools very quickly.