The D-Bodhi Tango Writing Desk is made from teak and recycled materials. Aside from its strength and durability, teak's value also comes from it’s elegance. The oil in teak not only protects the wood, but gives a rich, earthy golden-brown color. There are other hardwoods which are nearly as strong as teak, but it’s mainly because of its beauty that teak wood is so popular all over the world.
Most of it's reclaimed wood comes from support beams and outer panels of old houses in remote villages. Extended families in tiny rural hamlets tucked into the hills of East Java still build beautifully simple knock-down wooden homes made of plentiful teak that grows in that area. There is a traditional belief that homes shouldn’t be passed more than three generations. When it’s time, the house is sold and fresh wood is bought to begin again.