Teak (Brazilian) is 281% as hard as Red Oak (3540 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
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South America, Central America
Teak (Brazilian) is dense and features an attractive range of medium to dark colors with occasional black stripes.
Teak (Brazilian) demonstrates a low level of stability, inferior to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
Teak (Brazilian) has been associated with contact dermatitis allergic reactions. Care should be taken when exposed to the dust.
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Teak (Brazilian) color range will slightly mute over time into a more uniform color in the range offered.
- Color Range
Teak (Brazilian) features medium range of coloring from tan brownish tones to dark reddish browns.