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Definition: Teak

Teak is a type of hardwood harvested from a tall tropical tree found in Indonesia and other parts of Asia. But despite its Eastern roots, teak is well-known for its popularity in Scandinavian-style furniture. The smooth, golden-brown wood is incredibly durable and weather-resistant, and it won't cause rust when it comes into contact with metal. For that reason, teak is often used to make outdoor furniture, decks, and boats.

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shulvrkrp shulvrkrp 8 years
I don't think there currently is a problem nor will it be in the future for deforestation of teak wood.Teak is fabulous looking and durable; so much better than white plastic! UGH! White plastic outdoor furniture is so ugly!
shulvrkrp shulvrkrp 8 years
I don't think there currently is a problem nor will it be in the future for deforestation of teak wood. Teak is fabulous looking and durable; so much better than white plastic! UGH! White plastic outdoor furniture is so ugly!
libs1dlab libs1dlab 8 years
Teak is great but I worry about how much deforestation is taking place to keep up with consumer demand. Is it really worth killing all those trees just to have beautiful furniture?
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I love this deck set. It's gorgeous.
MamaD MamaD 8 years
When the large section of our deck is completed, we plan on buying 3 of these exact same sets!!!!Just beautiful!!!!
Ejmcmis Ejmcmis 8 years
Teak is beautiful... Acutally I like to buy my stuff at Wood You, where you can finsh it yourself (the protective coating). They have some GREAT teak stuff...
Ejmcmis Ejmcmis 8 years
Teak is beautiful...Acutally I like to buy my stuff at Wood You, where you can finsh it yourself (the protective coating). They have some GREAT teak stuff...
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