Timber and its Natural Characteristics

Describe Hardwoods
Come from short-growing deciduous or broad-leafed trees
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Describe Softwoods
Come from fast growing confierous or needle-leafed trees
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Describe manufactured board
Timber sheets that are made by gluing together either wood layerx or wood fibres
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What property is an advantage when using manufactured board?
It's available in a variety of thicknesses
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Define Grain Pattern
The growth marks visable on the surface
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Define Workability
How easy a piece of wood is to work with
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Define structural stength
How strong or weak a piece of wood is
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Card 2

Front

Describe Softwoods

Back

Come from fast growing confierous or needle-leafed trees

Card 3

Front

Describe manufactured board

Back

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Card 4

Front

What property is an advantage when using manufactured board?

Back

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Card 5

Front

Define Grain Pattern

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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