its species including Iroko and Dahoma. The yellowish brown timber with good grains and texture from teak trunk is used in the manufacture of outdoor furniture, boat decks, and other weather resisting items. Teak's natural oils make it ideal for use in exposed locations. It is termite and pest proof, and is very durable. Teak is widely used to make doors and window frames, furniture, columns, etc. It is mainly imported from south and southeast Asia and Africa.