Topic 1.1 - woods and manufactured boards

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What are the advantages of Oak?
Hard, Tough, Finishes well
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What are the advantages of Mahogany?
Easy to work, Durable, Finishes well
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What are the advantages of Beech?
Hard and tough, Finishes well, Turns well
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What are the advantages of Ash?
Tough Flexible, Works well, Finishes well
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What are the advantages of Pine?
Easy to work
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What are the disadvantages of Oak?
Heavy, Contains acid which corrodes steel
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What are the disadvantages of Mahogany?
Prone to warping (going out of shape)
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What are the disadvantages of Beech?
Prone to warping (going out of shape)
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What are the disadvantages of Ash?
Risk of splintering
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What are the disadvantages of Pine?
Knotty, Prone to warping (going out of shape)
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What colour is Oak?
Light brown colour
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What colour is Mahogany
Pink to reddish-brown
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What colour is Beech
White to pinkish-brown with speckles
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What colour is Ash
Light, creamy-brown
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What colour is Pine
Cream, light brown
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What is Oak used for?
Good quality furniture, Veneers, Garden benches, Boat building
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What is Mahogany used for?
Good quality furniture, Interior woodwork, Window frames, Veneers
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What is Beech used for?
Interior furniture, Toys, Workshop benches
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What is Ash used for?
Sports equipment, Wooden ladders, Tool handles, Laminated furniture
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What is Pine used for?
Joists, Roof trusses, Floorboards, Children’s toys
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What are the advantages of Plywood?
Good tensile strength
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What are the advantages of Chipboard?
Fairly good tensile strength
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What are the advantages of MDF?
Excellent surface finish, very stable, not affected by changing humidity levels
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What are the advantages of Hardboard?
Cheap
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What are the disadvantages of Plywood?
Prone to splitting when cut
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What are the disadvantages of Chipboard?
Not very water resistant
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What are the disadvantages of MDF?
Very dense
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What are the disadvantages of Hardboard?
Absorbs moisture easily
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What is Plywood used for?
Boat building, Drawer/ wardrobe bottoms, Tea chests
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What is Chipboard used for?
Large floor boards, Shelving, Kitchen worktops, Flat-pack furniture
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What is MDF used for?
Flat-pack furniture, Drawer bottoms, Kitchen units, Insulation
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What is Hardboard used for?
Drawer bottoms, Cabinet backs, Lightweight internal door cladding
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How is Plywood made?
Gluing together an odd number of 1.5mm veneers, the grain of each layer is at 90° and the two outside layers run in the same direction
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How is Chipboard made?
Waste products being bonded together with very strong resins and has no grain pattern
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How is MDFmade?
Made from wood fibres glued under heat and pressure
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How is Hardboard made?
Made from compressed fibres that have been soaked in a resin before being compressed
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Is Oak a hardwood or softwood?
Hardwood
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Is Mahogany a hardwood or softwood?
Hardwood
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Is Beech a hardwood or softwood?
Hardwood
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Is Ash a hardwood or softwood?
Hardwood
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Is Pine a hardwood or softwood?
Softwood
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What are five facts about hardwoods?
Generally have broad leaves, They are deciduous (leaf losing), They grow nuts and fruits, They take 100 years to mature, More expensive than softwoods
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What are six facts about softwoods?
They are coniferous (usually evergreens), They take 30 years to mature, Thin, needle like leaves, Cheaper than hardwoods, They are cone bearing, Commercially grown in managed forestes
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What are three facts about manufactured boards?
Made from waste produced by processing other woods, Incresingly popular, Available in an increasing number of standard sizes, thicknesses and finishes
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