Teak (Tectona Grandis)
Common Names: Teak, Burmese Teak
Distribution: Burmese teak is selectively harvested from well-managed forests in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood tends to be a golden or medium brown
Janka Hardness: 1,070 lbf
Density: 3.5 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Most common reactions simply include eye, skin and respiratory irritation, as well as other health effects, such as pink eye, rash, nausea, asthma-like symptoms and effects on vision
Common Uses: Ship and boatbuilding, veneer, furniture, exterior construction, carving, turnings and other small wood objects.