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Teak has been among the world's most valuable woods for so many reasons. It's a hard, heavy and strong tropical wood with an oily feel. It's naturally resistant to insects, and it has a distinct, beautiful look.
Teak has been a popular wood for centuries. Hearty and durable, Teak naturally resists insects, fungus and decay. What's more, its natural oils give it a unique ability to prevent rust and corrosion when in contact with metal.
Teak is a tawny golden color with dark brown and gold streaks when freshly cut. Over time, this color lightens as it dries, giving it a regal, aged look. It's this beauty and durability that makes Teak a popular choice for both interior and exterior wood furniture, flooring, paneling, trim and elsewhere.
Type: Tropical hardwood
Color: Golden when fresh cut; fades to pale with age
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