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Teak with the botanical name Tectona grandis is commonly found in Southeast Asia and Central and South America. The Skagerak teak comes from these regions.
Teak is a heavy, hard and sturdy type of wood. The high content of natural oils makes it highly weather resistant and is therefore a good choice for outdoor, Interior and Accessories furniture.
Oak with the botanical name Quercus spp. grows in most temperate zones. The Skagerak oak comes from European forests.
Oak is a sturdy and hardwearing type of wood. Furthermore, the Skagerak oak is FSC 100 % certified or FSC mix certified. The selection of the wood is extremely careful and all processing is by hand, so that only the best and most durable pieces of wood are used in production. Oak contains tannins which reduce the bacterial growth in the wood.
Ash with the botanical name Fraxinus spp is commonly found in temperate regions in the northern hemisphere as well as in middle/northern US. The Skagerak ash comes from European forests.
Ash is a light type of wood with a living structure. Furthermore, ash is a hard and very resistant type of wood, which makes it a good choice for shelves and the like.
Sapelli with the botanical name Entandrophragma cylindricum is commonly found in Central Africa. The Skagerak Sapelli comes from the Republic of the Congo and is FSC certified.
Sapelli’s sturdiness and high density makes it unrivalled when it comes to painted wood designs. The wood is reminiscent of the better-known mahogany and is often used when form stability is in high focus, as for example when a coat of paint has to stay intact and beautiful year after year.
Western Red Cedar
Western Red Cedar with the botanical name Thuja plicata is commonly found in western North America. The Skagerak Western Red Cedar comes from Canada.
Western Red Cedar is a good choice for outdoor furniture as the wood is naturally resistant to bugs and insects, mould, decay and bacteria. As it ages and patinates, the wood will only appear more beautiful and rustic over time.
Alpaca and Merino wool
The Skagerak Alpaca wool comes from Oceania and South America.
Alpaca and Merino wool is very soft, light and warm with a beautiful gloss and is therefore the perfect choice for cold evenings – both during summer and winter.
Terracotta is a beautiful looking type of earthenware formed by low-fired clay. Skagerak’s terracotta is hand-thrown in Portugal, which gives each pot a unique expression. Terracotta means “baked earth” in Italian and the pottery technic can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece.
The Barriere range is made of Oeko-Tex certified textiles. The textiles are dirt and water repellent and have a high UV resistance, which makes it suitable for outdoor use in seasons with highly volatile weather.
HPL or Compact laminate is made of paper impregnated with resin, pressed together under the application of high pressure and heat so that the layers of paper form a hard, homogenous plate. The coloured surface paper is impregnated with melamine, which makes it extremely durable.
Stainless steel is not only a timeless and weather resistant material, is it also easy to maintain and therefore a good choice for outdoor use.
Powder Coated Steel
The powder coating provides good corrosion protection and gives the material a smooth surface. It is possible to leave the furniture outside all year round, but to prolong the lifetime of the product it is advisable to store them during the winter in an unheated room, such as a garage or cellar.
Galvanized Steel Plate
A galvanized steel plate has a protective layer of zinc, which prevents corrosion. That makes it a good choice for outdoor use.
The artificial material of ASA
ASA plastic is highly weather resistant and requires a minimum of care, which makes it a good choice for outdoor furniture.
Fibre concrete is a special concrete mix with which is extremely strong and withstands water and frost far better than ordinary concrete. The strength of the mix makes it possible to mould even thin constructions, and the charcoal-grey colour patinates over time in lighter, greyish nuances that underline the raw look.
FiberLoom is water repellent and has a high UV resistance. On top of that the FiberLoom consists of a 5000 Denier (D) polyester core with a plastic cover. That makes it very strong as each string can hold around 67 kg.
This type of glass is heat strengthened, which means that it offers greatly increased resistance to sudden temperature changes. On top of that glass is 100 % recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss in quality or purity.
SunTexture is a water repellent textile with a high UV resistance, which makes it a good choice for outdoor use.