Teak is the common name for the tropical hardwood tree species Tectona grandis. Teak is a yellowish brown timber with good grains and texture. It is used in the manufacture of doors and window frames, furniture, columns and beams, outdoor furniture, boat decks, and other articles where weather resistance is desired. It is also used for cutting boards, indoor flooring, counter tops and as a veneer for indoor furnishings. It is very resistant to termite attacks.
A Imported from Malaysia, coarse texture with medium to large pores, The Dark Read Meranti also known as Malaysian Sal is an inexpressive substitute to the Indian Sal and is preferred by most developers and contractors. Although Malaysian Sal can be used in place of Indian Sal for constructing frames for doors and windows, applications where strength and elasticity are foremost requirements, and where polishing is not so very essential we recommend using Indian Sal for durability and safety.
Deodar is the most important timber tree providing soft wood. It can be easily worked and it is moderately strong. It possesses distinct annual rings. It is used for making cheap furniture, railway carriages, railway sleepers, packing boxes, structural work and so forth. Deodar wood is also used in construction of Sauna Chambers.