Only premium grade plantation grown teak is used in Westminster furniture. The features of premium grade teak are consistent grain structure and the absence of knots, splits or cracks. All teak furniture comes in natural smooth finish.Teak is a close grained hardwood with a high natural oil content. It is highly resistant to rotting and almost impervious to the effects of sun, rain, frost or snow. There is no substitute for teak and no other hardwood will perform to the same standard as teak in outdoor conditions.