Glossary of Wood Terms

Glossary Wood Terms | Wood words | Woodworking Terminology Below is a list of commonly used terms, phases and words that relate to wood and the wood working industry - woodworking terminology and words relating specifically to wood. This glossary of wood ...
 

Figure in Wood

Common terms relating to the figure of wood Figure and Visual Characteristics of Wood      What is the figure of wood? The figure of wood refers to the appearance of the wood and characteristics of wood. The term figure refers to the ...
 

Defects in Wood

Common Defects and Characteristics Found in Wood Wood is a natural material, exposed to differing and unpredictable conditions as it grows, wood often develops features which are undesirable to the woodworker. The most important of there are listed below. ...
 

Toxic Wood

Toxic Wood | Wood Allergies Can wood be toxic? We describe the adverse effects that wood can have to health     Although wood looks and feels such a beautiful and safe material, it can be harmful to your health, and in extreme situations can ...
 

Wood Durability League Table

Durable Wood | Types of Hardwood | Most durable wood What wood is best for your exterior project? Most Durable Wood, Types of Hardwood and more We have compiled a series of league tables to help compare and rate the properties of wood. All of our assessments ...
 

Wood Sustainability League Table

Sustainable Wood | Sustainable Hardwood | Eco Friendly Wood We have compiled a series of league tables to help compare and rate the properties of wood. All of our assessments are based on kiln dried timber (with the exception of the Green Oak and the Season ...
 

Wood Workability League Table

Wood Workability | Woodworking | Workability of Wood We have compiled a series of league tables to help compare and rate the properties of wood. All of our assessments are based on kiln dried timber (with the exception of the Green Oak and the Season Oak) ...
 

Wood Price League Table

Wood Cost Comparison | Most Expensive Wood in the World | Top 10 most expensive wood What Are The Most Expensive Woods You Can Buy? Many argue that African Blackwood is the most expensive wood in the world. This is also known as Mozambique ebony or Congo ...
 
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