Introducing the Wood

Wood veneer

Submitted by brightbai on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:58

Wood veneer can express the natures’ beauty and diversity, as an interior product lends itself to numerous applications in our living and working environment for example, stylish furniture, decorative wood wallpaper or wood veneered flooring.

Physical Property of Wood

Submitted by brightbai on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:57

There are two main types of woods, hardwood and softwood. They both have physical property. The main physical properties of wood include: color, luster, texture, macro-structure, odor, moisture, shrinkage, internal stresses, swelling, cracking, warping, density, sound – electro – thermal conductivity. Сolor, shine, texture and macrostructure determine the appearance of wood.

Chemical Property of Wood

Submitted by brightbai on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:57

Wood has chemical and physical properties. The principal chemical properties are ability to burn, bad conductant of electricity,  and does not dissolve in water. The principle physical properties of wood are strength, hardness, stiffness and density. Dense types of wood are  usually hard and strong.

Here are some chemical properties of wood below:

Types Of Wood For Woodworking

Submitted by brightbai on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:56

When we are beginner in woodworking, we always have a common problem which is how to choose the types of wood for woodworking. There are many types of wood used in woodworking, from inexpensive softwoods to rare hardwoods. Think about your budget and your projects when you select wood for your plan.

Softwoods: Common and Inexpensive

Lumber Types Of Wood

Submitted by brightbai on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:56

Which wood would you choose? When attempting to complete a wood project you must be careful of your choice of wood,  considering your project and other conditions. Selecting lumber means striking a balance between beauty and budget.

Define Veneer

Submitted by brightbai on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:55

In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood, usually thinner than 3 mm (1/8 inch), that typically are glued onto core panels (typically, wood, particle board or medium-density fiberboard) to produce flat panels such as doors, tops and panels for cabinets, parquet floors and parts of furniture. They are also used in marquetry.

What Trees are Softwood

Submitted by brightbai on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:54


The term softwood is used to describe wood from trees that are known as gymnosperms. Conifers are an example. It may also be used to describe trees which tend to be evergreen, notable exceptions being bald cypress and the larches.