NEW EVENT: All About Teak Wood- A Lunchtime Learning Lecture



MDASLA Lunchtime Learning is a monthly opportunity for our generous sponsors to share knowledge, and explore advances and new practices in Landscape Architecture. This valuable CE program is free to ASLA members. Tue, December 8, 2020

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST 1 LACES CEU


When it comes to outdoor furniture, teak wood is often hailed as the best of the best. Learn all about this hard, tropical wood including its natural properties, benefits and how it came to be used in manufacturing. We’ll also take an extensive look at the Teak Silviculture including how teak is grown and harvested, along with the sustainability of the industry. Lastly, we will discuss what you need to know when selecting teak outdoor furnishings and how to care and maintain it. We will end by sharing some projects and why they used teak for their furnishings.

Learning Objectives

1. To be able to identify what makes teak one of the top hard woods

2. To become knowledgeable about the Teak Silviculture and the sustainability practices

3. To become an educated teak shopper and be able to identify quality

4. To understand how to care and maintain teak outdoor furniture Register Here

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