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Title: Hardwoods


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Hardwoods Softwoods
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Hardwoods
Hardwoods are considered to come from trees with
Broad Leaves.
Oak
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Softwoods
Scots Pine
Softwoods are considered to come from trees with
needles
4
Some Examples of Native Hardwoods
Oak
Oak is used in cabinet and furniture making, boat
building, barrels and flooring.
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Some Examples of Native Hardwoods
Beech
Beech is used in cabinet and furniture making,
work benches, desks, chairs, turnery, tool
handles, mallets, decorative veneers and domestic
flooring.
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Some Examples of Native Hardwoods
Ash
Ash is used in furniture and cabinet making,
hockey sticks, baseball bats, cricket stumps,
turnery and plywood.
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Some Examples of Native Hardwoods
Walnut
Walnut is used for high quality furniture, boat
building, musical instruments, carving and
veneers.
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Some Examples of Non Native Hardwoods
Teak
Teak is used in Boat building, cabinet and
furniture making, garden furniture, flooring and
laboratory benches, decorative veneers. Note It
is best to use an oil finish with this timber.
Teak can be difficult to glue and it's dust is
known to be a skin irritant.
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Some Examples of Non Native Hardwoods
Mahogany
Mahogany is used for high quality cabinet and
furniture making, panelling, pattern making,
decorative veneers and plywood.
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Some Examples of Native Softwoods
Scots Pine
Scots pine is used for furniture making, joinery,
building construction, telegraph poles and
plywood
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Some Examples of Native Softwoods
Larch
Larch is used for furniture making, joinery,
building construction, flooring and fence posts.
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