natural materials

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  • Created on: 18-03-19 10:14
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  • NATURAL MATERIALS
    • HARDWOOD
      • oak
        • hard,tough,  good weather resistant
        • •Furniture •Flooring •Cladding 
      • ash
        • tough, open grain to make it more flexible.
        • •Tool handles •Ladders •Laminating 
      • teak
        • Hard, tough, natural oils resist
        • •Furniture •Lab benches •Boat decks
      • beech
        • strong, close grained ,available  in stemmed (white colour) Un-steamed(pink tinge)A
        • Chairs Chopping  board Tools (mallet)
    • METALS
      • SILVER
        • malleable  ductile  corrosion resistant
        • jewellery cutlery used for plating other materials
      • COPPER
        • malleable  ductile good electrical and thermal conductor can be soldered
        • electrical wire printed electrical circuits water pipes
    • SOFTWOOD
      • SPRUCE
        • straight grain resistance to splitting  
      • DOUGLAS FIR
        • Joinery, construction work 
        • Straight or slightly wavy grain Few knots Stable  
      • PINE
        • Roof beams interior joinery
        • straight grain Knotty Can contain resinous knots  

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