COVID-19 UPDATE: Ted Todd remains open for business. You can still get next day samples, talk to the team, place orders and receive deliveries.

Dark Colonial Teak

Rare Finds

Dark Colonial Teak

Floor code: RARE022

POA

About

We travelled almost 5,000 miles to reclaim this history-packed reclaimed Burmese Teak from South East Asia. Making this Teak such a rich, dark colour was a happy accident after some of the Teak was stained accidentally, creating this beautiful tone. We loved it so much, we repeated the process, creating Dark Colonial Teak.

Carefully repaired knots and an undulating texture are key features of these engineered 20mm brushed and soft-sanded boards which are available as random width planks up to 2.2m in length.

Teak is known for its beautiful, tight grain and ages gracefully to a regal silver tone. Native to the tropics, it is valued for both its stunning look and exceptional durability. Teak naturally resists decay, insects, rot and is aptly nicknamed ‘the King of the Hardwoods’ due to its extreme stability.

To preserve remaining forests, new Teak has become a controlled timber. As a result of it no longer being freely available, it’s become increasingly more difficult to obtain, making it one of the rarest species of wood in the world. Unlike new Teak, this reclaimed Teak in our Rare Finds is entirely sustainable.

An antique floor

Our Antique floors are all distinctive in their individuality and fully restored to reveal the beauty of their heritage, destined to be loved and admired for years to come. Our craftspeople have restored and rejuvenated each piece, hand polishing up to ten times before installation. Choose from classic floorboards or more intricate parquetry and panels.

Specification Description
Dimensions (W x L x D) Widths confirmed at time of order x Lengths confirmed at time of order x 20mm
Format Plank
Age Antique
Finish Matt Lacquer
Care System 1
Certification Genuine Reclaimed Sourced
Construction Engineered
Grade Antique
Profile Hand rolled edges, Ends matched, Tongue & Grooved
Species Reclaimed Teak
Suitable for underfloor heating Yes
Texture Soft Sanded
Tone Dark
Wear 4-6mm

1. ORDER A BROCHURE

Order a brochure to browse at home.

2. ORDER A SAMPLE

Choose your floors and order samples online or get in touch with us to order samples.

3. VISIT DESIGN CENTRE

Visit our Design Centres in Cheshire & Central London to see large displays of our floors and receive expert advice.

4. GET IN TOUCH

Speak to one of our design team for more information about any of our floors.

Rare Finds

TRULY RARE, ONE-OFF DISCOVERIES

The wood in our Rare Finds portfolio has already been around for hundreds of years, often originating thousands of miles from British shores. Our Rare Finds include wood traced and acquired from the Old War Office and reclaimed genuine Teak floorboards from former Dutch East Indies homes. The next chapter in its story is up to you.

More from Rare Finds

Eiger

Floor code: RARE001

Colonial Burmese Teak

Floor code: RARE020

Bleached English Estate Oak

Floor code: RARE015