Teak wood is the best material for making furniture. Teak furniture is made from teak wood, and is manufactured by installments methods. It is Important to understand the grades of wood, the process for the wood, and the manufacturing process. Teak Wood is graded by appearance, knots and by the kind of wood. There are three main grades in teak wood. This article comes from Largest Teak Patio Furniture Retailer, and you can get a lot of information and products from the website.

  1. Grade A. Teak wood is produced from the center of the tree (commonly known as the ‘heart’ wood). A grade A piece of teak will be produced from a tree from 30-50 years of age. Characteristics: close grain, warm/honey color, oil rich and knot free. No streaks of white, no knots on top side, very few (live knots only ? where there is discoloration but no fill ? on the underside) knots, and these knots have to be less than 0.5 inch in diameter, and present only once in every 3-4 linear feet. This kind of wood is used in machine made teak furniture, since it is risky for the manufacturer to allow a cottage industry person to play with expensive, high quality wood and expect mediocre to bad results. Read the rest of this entry »