Teak is a dense, close-grained hardwood with a high natural oil content. Teak is exceptionally hard wearing, highly resistant to rotting and is almost impervious to the effects of sun, rain, frost or snow. For these reasons, teak is the first choice timber for outdoor furniture.

Ipé Wood is one of the most abundant timber species found in the forests of Eastern Bolivia. It is incredibly strong and dense, with very high wear durability. It resists splintering and checking, as well as rot, decay, insects, mold and even fire. Ipé is a beautiful rich chocolate-brown color that weathers gracefully.

Cypress is a naturally decay-resistant wood with high paint retention characteristics and is harvested from the coastal plain forests of the southeastern U.S.