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PDF presentation of the history of the teak trade regarding the establishment of teak plantations and the cottage industry in Jepara, Java, with relevant information to the sale of teak shower chairs.

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  1. 1. A Sustainable and Eco-friendly Choice
  2. 2.  Five Species:  Tectona Grandis  Tectona Hamiltoniana India  Myanmar (Burma) Myanmar (Burma)  Tectona Philippinensis Malaysia  Philippines Indonesia  Tectona australis Thailand  Tectona ternifolia
  3. 3.  Or Burmese Teak:  grows wild on mainland Southeast Asia  grows wild in Indonesian and Malaysian Islands Did early traders transport seedlings to:  Indonesia?  Malaysia?
  4. 4. • Durable • 70 year lifespan • All weather wood• Requires Little Maintenance • Brush with salt water• Natural non-slip surface • Don’t sand• Anti-fungal• Anti-septic • Natural rubber compounds and oils in the wood
  5. 5.  25 years to minimum useable maturity Ancient Asians build ships and palaces Old growth forests begin disappearing
  6. 6.  Buildings  Sailing Vessels  Palaces  Ships  Monasteries  Dhows  Houses  Boats  Outrigger Canoes Furniture Doors  Decorative Carving  Geometric shapes  Fruit, flowers, animals Bridges  Statuary, idols Docks
  7. 7. Shenandaw Monastery Jewel of MuscatFragment of Golden Palace
  8. 8.  Furniture  Sailing Vessels  Tables  Ships  Desks  Boats  Chairs  Docks  Beds  Trains Doors Decorative Carving
  9. 9. Sailing Vessels Like Teak Plantations Planted The Parramatta
  10. 10. Vimanmek Palace Train CarsBuilt Exclusively of Teak Made From Teak
  11. 11.  Craftsmen paid a living wage  Supports their way of life  Cultural cohesion  Specialized skills passed on from parents to children  Can buy necessary tools Perceived ownership in protecting source of materials (government supervised plantations)  Minimizes illegal logging activities  Limits wastefulness
  12. 12. Quality • Sustainably and Teak • Legally Harvested • Make a good living Local wage Crafts- • Support their families men • Pass on their skills • CommunityQuality • NationalControl • International
  13. 13. Imported From Jepara Quality Shower Furniture  Sustainably harvested  Durable, long-lasting wood  Non-slip  Anti-fungal properties  Anti-septic properties  High quality construction  Color-coded for ease of assembly Cottage Industry Crafted
  14. 14. Grate Spa Asian- Teak Teak Style TeakShower Shower Shower Stool Stool Stool
  15. 15. Grate Teak Spa Corner Teak Shower Teak ShowerBench with Shower Bench with Shelf Bench with Shelf Shelf
  16. 16. Visit: http://www.teakshowerchairs.com  to buy teak shower benches and stools. http://www.teakshowerchairs.com/blog  for sales and information about teak.
  17. 17.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TeakSlide 4: Image http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tectona_grandis_-_Kolkata_2011-05-03_2604.JPG By Biswarup Ganguly (Own work) [<a href="www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html">GFDL</a> or <a href="www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0">CC-BY-3.0</a>], <a href=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tectona_grandis_-_Kolkata_2011-05-03_2604.JPG>via Wikimedia Commons</a>Slides 6 and 10: Images http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tectona_grandis_-_Kolkata_2011-05-03_2600.JPG By Biswarup Ganguly (Own work) [<a href="www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html">GFDL</a> or <a href="www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0">CC-BY-3.0</a>], <a href=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tectona_grandis_-_Kolkata_2011-05-03_2600.JPG>via Wikimedia Commons</a>Slide 8: Images http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AShwenandaw_2288795148_46754abf81.jpg By http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmhullot/ (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmhullot/2288795148/) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AJewel_of_Muscat%2C_Maritime_Experiential_Museum_%26_Aquarium %2C_Singapore_-_20120102-09.jpg See page for author [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by- sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsSlide 10: Images http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Djatilaan_te_Barabei_Borneo_TMnr_100 08029.jpg <a href="http://www.tropenmuseum.nl" class="external text" rel="nofollow">Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)</a> [<a href="www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0">CC-BY-SA-3.0</a>], <a href=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Djatilaan_te_Barabei_Borneo_TMnr _10008029.jpg>via Wikimedia Commons</a>
  18. 18. Page 12: Images http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Tweejarige_djatibomen_op_een_plantage_in_Sum atra_TMnr_60012242.jpg <a href="http://www.tropenmuseum.nl" class="external text" rel="nofollow">Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)</a> [<a href="www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0">CC-BY-SA-3.0</a>], <a href=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Tweejarige_djatibomen_op_een_plantage_in _Sumatra_TMnr_60012242.jpg>via Wikimedia Commons</a> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AParramatta_(built_in_1866).jpg See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsPage 13: Images Vimanmek Palace: Photo by User:Ahoerstemeier on April 3 2001 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vimanmek_Palace_stage.jpg This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 1.0 Generic license. DS Pugh [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ATrain_departing_for_Grosmont_-_geograph.org.uk_-_925689.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ab/Train_departing_for_Grosmont_-_geograph.org.uk_-_925689.jpgPg 14: Images File URL: File URL: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Een_groep_houtsnijders_uit_Japara_aan_het_wer k_TMnr_10017719.jpg Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by- sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons <a href="http://www.tropenmuseum.nl" class="external text" rel="nofollow">Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)</a> [<a href="www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0">CC-BY-SA-3.0</a>], <a href=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Een_groep_houtsnijders_uit_Japara_aan_het_werk_TMnr _10017719.jpg>via Wikimedia Commons</a>
  19. 19. • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Een_groep_houtsnijders _uit_Japara_aan_het_werk_TMnr_10017719.jpg Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) [CC-BY- SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons <a href="http://www.tropenmuseum.nl" class="external text" rel="nofollow">Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)</a> [<a href="www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0">CC-BY-SA-3.0</a>], <a href=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Een_groep_houtsnijders_uit_Ja para_aan_het_werk_TMnr_10017719.jpg>via Wikimedia Commons</a>• File URL: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3a/Woodturning_Indonesia.jpg By Bertrand from Paris, France (Workshop in Indonesia #8) [<a href="www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0">CC-BY- 2.0</a>], <a href=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Woodturning_Indonesia.jpg>via Wikimedia Commons</a>Other Sources:• http://www.panamaforestry.com/GTI_Teak_information/History_of_Teak_Plantations.htm• http://www.teakfarmer.com/images/Teak_Information.pdf• http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/005/AC773E/ac773e08.htm• http://www.illegal-logging.info/approach.php?a_id=80: Logging ban in Thailand; effects on illegal logging in Myanmar.• http://www1.american.edu/ted/TEAK.HTM: The Thai government contends that in late 1987 and 1988 Burmese teak harvesters reached into Thai territory where export is now banned. As demonstrated ...• http://www.foeeurope.org/activities/forests/Milieudefensie%2008-20- 1736%20Rapport%20Birma%20M%20lowres.pdf: Sanctioned but Not Stopped: Effects of the European timber ban in Burma.

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