Teak has excellent weathering qualities and is a good choice for outdoor furniture in a domestic situation. However, it's not high on the hardness scale. Timber species are rated for hardness according to the Janka test. Teak comes in at about 4.5, whereas an Australian hardwood such as tallowwood rates 8.6, ie. nearly twice as hard. So if the seating will be in a location where hardness could be an issue you might consider a denser hardwood.Outdoor seating
Answered on 26-10-2020
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