Teak wood is used for making boats, furniture, and other things which require resistance to the elements. Teak is used for outdoor furniture, more expensive than most other woods, teak furniture has become something of a status symbol.

Teak is originally from the teak tree with the Latin name Tectona grandis. Teak is a hardwood that is particularly resistant to different types of climates, making it suitable for shipbuilding and for furniture. Teak furniture can remain outdoors in any climate year round and can be left unfinished or protected. Plantation teak wood can be considered eco-friendly due to its long-life expediencies.