Teak, offered are procured from Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, etc. and west African countries like Ghana, Togo, Benin, Sudan etc.
Color / Appearance:
Heartwood tends to be a golden or medium brown, with color darkening with age.
Grain / Texture:
Grain is straight, though it can occasionally be wavy or interlocked. Coarse, uneven texture and moderate to low natural luster. Raw, unfinished wood surfaces have a slightly oily or greasy feel due to natural oils.
Teak has been considered by many to be the gold standard for decay resistance, and its heartwood is rated as very durable. Teak is also resistant to termites, though it is only moderately resistant to marine borers and powder post beetles.