Hardwoods

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Beech

  • straight grained
  • hard but easy to work with
  • light in colour

Used for;

  • toys
  • tool handles
  • furniture
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Oak

  • Open grained
  • hard but easy to work with
  • brown colour (dark)

Used for;

  • beams
  • high quality furniture
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Ash

  • open grained
  • easy to work with

Used for;

  • sports equipment
  • tool handles
  • furniture
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Mahogany

  • reddish - brown
  • easy to work with

Used for;

  • furniture
  • shop fittings
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Teak

  • durable, oily
  • golden in colour
  • resistant to moisture

Used for

  • outdoor furniture
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