Teak by Scanteak

By: Scanteak  07-12-2010
Keywords: Teak, Contemporary Design Furniture

Tectona grandis is the Latin name for TEAK, a hardwood of the family Verbenaceae Plantation grown teak trees can attain a height of up to 45m [150ft] with a diameter of 1 - 1.5m [3 - 5ft]. It is ready for harvesting from around 50 - 60 years. If well maintained the tree can produce a clear stem of up to 30m in length giving a high timber yield. It produces a very large leaf similar to a tobacco leaf which is around 12" long and wide. Teak has long been known for its durability, functionality and aesthetics.

Keywords: Contemporary Design Furniture, Teak,