Among lovers of furniture, teak furniture is known as the belle of furniture makers as the main ingredient, because the famous famous teak durable, strong and relatively more resistant to termite attacks. In fact, some say that the older the age of teak wood, the better the quality. Not surprisingly, this teak wood furniture was priced at exorbitant prices in the market. Why is this so? What makes teak so coveted and making high-value commodities? To answer this, first identify the teak sundries such as will be discussed below.
Overview on teak wood
Teak wood comes from the oak, the beech firm texture. The teak tree belongs to the family of verbenaceae plant. Teak is used to living in a tropical area, no wonder, the oak is more often found in Southeast Asia which is the origin of this teak trees, particularly Indonesia, India, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Malaysia. Towering teak trees can grow up to 30-40 m tall. In addition, its diameter can be enlarged up to 1 to 1.5 meters of teak with age. The age range of teak tree long enough, can reach hundreds of years. Not surprisingly, that the wood of the teak tree can be used, at least we have to wait for decades.
In the dry season, the tree will shed its leaf teak as a mechanism for reducing evaporation and keeping the water content of leaves in the tree because in the dry season, the soil will dry out and the tree usually difficult to absorb the water. This process is called molt. To that end, in the dry season usually oak looks like a dried up and dead. But after entering the rainy season, then the leaves will grow back.
Teak wood as the main commodity in Indonesia
Indonesia is a tropical country became one of the growing teak trees. Not surprisingly, this teak wood Indonesia became a major commodity that is very important.
Why teak becomes so popular
Teak wood is very famous and popular among businessmen because of the wooden furniture is flexible, has a wood texture hard and strong, and resistant to all weather conditions. In addition, the wood is also quite resistant in the environment with high humidity conditions and not easily weathered attacked by termites. Not surprisingly, this teak wood suitable for use as base material furniture, furniture both indoor and outdoor furniture.
Due to the growing period is relatively long, no doubt teak is priced quite expensive. Thus, the price of teak furniture was exorbitant. Nevertheless, some people still buy it because the wood furniture is not only strong and durable, but also provide prestige and satisfaction to its owner.
This teak wood can be a good investment in the future because the price kept rising. Many people use teak is not only the furniture, but also as one of the supporting structure of the building. With a golden brown color which is owned teak, can create the impression of an exclusive that no other types of wood.
Tips in putting teak furniture in the house
The usual type of furniture made of teak wood is a coffee table, cabinets, sofas, dressers, and much more. Typically, furniture, furniture made from teak wood carving on the edges is given to emphasize the impression of luxury and exclusivity. Although teak furniture is quite expensive and classy, but if we do not put them in the right area, Hence this furniture will just look odd and striking and not in harmony with the other elements in the room.