Teak is an oily dense wood that combines function, beauty and quality and is great for outdoor furniture because ...
a) Teak wood's density of grain prevents it from splintering. Hence its use on
ships decks in days gone by, and in swimming platforms, rails etc in today's
b) Teak furniture's natural oils resist rot and decay. Please see below an example of a
weathered bench in service for 20+ years as outdoor furniture. One may keep the Golden appearance of
new teak patio furniture by oiling the teak every year, or let it weather to a silvery grey
Teak Bench above - in service
as outdoor furniture for 20+ years.
Note the silvery grey finish of
untended teak, makes an excellent piece of
c) Teak is naturally resistant to Salt Water and Salt Spray. Hence its use
near sea coasts. No rust, no corrosion. As the examples in pictures below
||To the left is deck of the Charles W. Morgan, a wooden whaler commissioned in the
mid 1800s. This deck is over 100 years old.
Below is a picture of the Charles
W. Morgan, now safely kept as a historic landmark at Mystic Seaport in
Connecticut. Note that the ship was made in New Bedford, MA - one of the
harshest environments (snow, salt, cold, whale blubber and oil.)
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