TEAK FIGURED (BLOCK MOTTLE)
Teak figured quarter cut wood veneer color varies among the hues of tawny yellow to dark brown. Characterized by mineral streaks that provide a contrasty grain structure. Teak has a strong, tough, oily texture. This cut also has a beautiful block mottle figure.
Common Uses for Figured Quarter Cut Teak Wood Veneer: Architectural and acoustic panels, cabinetry, doors, furniture and millwork, as well as both private aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Burma Teak, also Genuine Teak.
The Tree: Grows to heights of 130-150 feet with trunk diameters usually around 4-6 feet. Trunks can be as wide as 8 feet or more!
A Little History: Because of its durability, strength, workability and handsome appearance, Teak is one of the outstanding timbers of the world.