Wholesale Indonesian Teak Patio Furniture

TEAK (Tectona Grandis).
Originaly Teak trees were brought into Indonesia by the Dutch whom set up farms. These farms are now regulated by the Indonesian government and harvested. Well known as a wood very suitable for carving, furniture making and boat building, teak wood is very durable and resistant to decay and insects. It is of medium density, but its hardness varies and is easy to carve. Teak is native to India, Burma and Thailand

Made from the dark hardwood known as Sono Keling and Teak in the center support area..

SONO KELING - INDIAN ROSEWOOD - (Dalbergia Latifolia)
The tree is commonly called sono keling or sono brits in Indonesia, sitsal, beete, shisham or Bombay Blackwood in India. The natural range of Dalbergia latifolia stretches from the sub-Himalayan tract to the southern tip of India and some islands of Indonesia. It has been introduced to many other countries. The sapwood of is pale yellowish-white often with a tinge of purple. Heartwood varies in color from light golden brown to shades of light purple with dark streaks, or deep purple with distant black lines. The heartwood darkens with age and weighs about 850 kg per cubic meter. The wood is very hard with no distinct annual rings. It is difficult to work because of its high density. The wood is fragrant and commands a high price. It is used to make premium-grade furniture, panelling, veneers, and interior and exterior joinery. Secondary uses of the wood include; knife handles, musical instrument calico-printing blocks, mathematical instruments, agricultural implements, and boats keels and screws. Dalbergia latifolia is a popular agro forestry species in Indonesia.