Properties of Wood

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Pine
Natural, Cream to brown,Durable, Machines easily, Finishes well,Lowcost, Softwood
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Ash
Natural, White- Light Brown, Tough, Flexible
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Parana Pine
Natural, Creamy Brown, Tough, Prone to twisting
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Beech
Natural,Light Brown wood with characteristic Speckles,Tough, Heavy, Hard,Doesnt split easily,no taste or odour,
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Mahogany(Sapele, Utile and Gaboon)
Natural, Reddish Brown,Sapele-Strong, hard to work, Utile- Denser than Sapele, Gaboon- Cheaper, Used in Plywood
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Bolsa Wood
Natural,Light Cream, Light, easily cut, Takes paint poorly
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Birch Plywood
Man-Made, Light Cream, Strong, Easily Painted, Knot free
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Marine Plywood
Man-Made, Reddish Brown, Mahogany based, Strong, waterproof, expensive
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Chipboard
Man-Made, Creamy and Speckled, Weak, Stronger when veneer is added
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MDF
Man-Made, Cream Speckled, Low cost, does not warp easily
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Blockboard
Man-made, Cream or Reddish, Strong, rigid, heavy
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Card 2

Front

Natural, White- Light Brown, Tough, Flexible

Back

Ash

Card 3

Front

Natural, Creamy Brown, Tough, Prone to twisting

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Natural,Light Brown wood with characteristic Speckles,Tough, Heavy, Hard,Doesnt split easily,no taste or odour,

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Natural, Reddish Brown,Sapele-Strong, hard to work, Utile- Denser than Sapele, Gaboon- Cheaper, Used in Plywood

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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