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Teak

Tectona grandis
 
Color: Dark golden yellow turning dark brown with age.
 
Tree: This tree may reach 130-150 feet in height with clear boles to 80-90 feet. Trunk diameters usually 3-5 feet; older trees fluted and buttressed.
 
Wood Description: Easily worked with both hand and machine tools and dresses to a very smooth finish if tools are kept sharp. Glues moderately well with fresh, clean cut surfcaes despite its oily nature. Naturally durable and weathers well.
 
Typical Uses: Furniture, flooring, carving, cabinets, interior millwork, turnery, shipbuilding, and exterior applications.
 
Growth Region: Southeast Asia, Burma, Africa and Carribean