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What is wood?

Wood is the stem of trees inside the bark or outer layer. . Wood is 50% cellulose. Cellulose is the fibrous material that gives strength to the cell walls. These cell walls are bound together with hemicellulose and lignin. Dry wood is about 25% lignin and 20% hemicellulose.. There are many differ (MORE)

What is soft wood?

Soft wood is wood that is soft and is a light type of wood although some people think it is drift wood but it is not. Softwood is the wood from conifers. The wood is soft

What is the hardest wood?

Lignum vitae is the hardest trade wood on Earth. It is also generally considered to be the hardest because it is the densest and heaviest, but that is different than hardness. Australian Buloke is also sometimes considered to be the hardest wood on Earth. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q (MORE)

Why sand the wood to stain the wood?

Answer . Depending on what the wood is and how it has been processed, there may be a semi finished surface on it. Sanding lightly will open the pores and allow the stain to absorb more evenly. Will also remove any oil from your hands that may be on the surface..

What is woods?

The woods are an area outside that is surrounded by trees. Manyanimals may lives in the woods such as deer, raccoons and snakes.

What is mastasquoia wood?

If you mean Metasequoia it is a deciduous conifer. It is commonly called the Dawn Redwood. It was only rediscovered in China in 1941.

What is 'tanalised' wood?

'TANALISED' timber has been impregnated with a preservative solution under high vacuum pressure in an industrial vessel. This treatment process ensures deep penetration into the timber cells, for a longer-lasting protective result against fungal decay and insect attack than the application of a surf (MORE)

Disadvantages of wood?

I really can't think of any disadvantages. Wood is lovely material to work with, and with proper care and treatment can be used for many different things,

Who was granville woods?

Some people think of Granville T. Woods as the "Black Edison"-- like Thomas Edison, he was an inventor who was years ahead of his time. He was born and raised in Ohio, and despite having only a limited education, he apprenticed himself to men who helped him develop his considerable engineering skil (MORE)

What type of wood is jinx wood?

I believe Jinx Wood is the same thing as - or very similar to - Balsawood. It is a very light weight, airy wood that is used by crafters and model builders. It is easy to cut and takes glue very well.

Does a wood chuck chuck wood?

Chuck, in middle-english, means to throw. Now if a wood chuck happens to 'chuck' anything it won't be very big or go very far because the wood chuck is just a little furry creature with short paws ill-adpat to throwing anything.

Is elm wood a good wood to burn in a wood stove?

Beech wood fires are bright and clear, If the logs are kept a year. Chestnut's only good, they say, If for long it's laid away. Birch and pine logs burn too fast, Blaze up bright and do not last. Elm wood burns like a church yard mold, Ev'n the very flames are cold. Poplar gives a bi (MORE)

Can you dump wood ash in the woods?

Answer: You can as long as the ash you dump has been drenched in water so you are sure the flame is completely put out. This makes sure they don't catch on fire. Answer: Wood ash releases alkali when it gets wet which can impair water quality and damage plant life. If the ash is to be disposed (MORE)

What woods are hard woods?

Examples of hard woods are: White Ash Green Ash Cypress Gum Hickory Locust Lignum Vitae Hard Maple White Maple White Oak Live Oak Red Pine Yellow Pine Oregon Pine Black Walnut One of the hardest woods known is Lignum Vitae but other hard woods are cherry, red walnut, mes (MORE)

Is pine wood a hard wood?

No. Pine is not a hardwood. It should not be burned in a fireplace or wood stove because the flammable resins in the wood will build up in the chimney and could ignite causing a chimney fire.

Can you stain wood if the wood is wet?

that's when its best to stain it, because it makes the stain soak in more and makes it last longer The type of stain you are using will determine what the moisture content of the wood needs to be. Some wood deck stains such as Ready Seal require the wood to be very dry.

Do wood chucks eat wood?

No. Woodchucks primarily eat wild grasses and other vegetation, and berries. They also eat grubs, grasshoppers, insects, snails and other small animals. The name woodchuck is unrelated to wood or chucking. It stems from an Algonquian name for the animal, wuchak .

Is tulip wood a good wood to burn in a wood stove?

Tulip wood (Poplar or Tulip Poplar) is the wood used in many wooden match sticks. When dry, it will burn very quickly. So quickly that you will stay warm running back and forth with wood. It is not harmful to burn- just poor firewood. A bit mixed in with hardwood is OK, but it will last about as lon (MORE)

Soft wood and hard wood?

hard wood is grown in cold wet places, and soft woods are grown in warm driy places The above is TOTALLY incorrect. The place grown has nothing to do with it. Softwoods are trees that drop their seeds in cones (coniferous trees). Hardwood seeds all grow within a protective shell or fruit.

Is wood fragile?

depending if the wood is dry rotted or old, but if not then no it is not fragile.

Why wood is heterogenous?

The definition of a heterogeneous mixture is one whose substances or ingredients are not uniformly distributed. Because not every piece of wood has the same uniform distribution of its ingredients, it is heterogeneous.

Is wooded an adjective?

It can be. It is a participle of the verb to wood (to cover with trees), which has virtually no modern use. The related adjective wooden is used to mean made of wood.

Is wood expensive?

Wood has a huge range of price. Construction lumber is about halfway in cost between cheap 'utility' lumber and the really expensive hardwoods for making furniture.

What is wood stumpage?

Is the amount of wood measured in cubic meters (m3) of cubic feet (cu.ft) of the main log of a standing tree. Used to define how much wood for industrial use exists in a given forest (natural or planted).

Is the wood hard?

Depends on the type of wood and if it is green or dry and aged. 100 year old Oak is hard to drive a nail into.

What is the temperature in the wood?

Wood fiber is a major contributer of wood tempoerature the fibers absorb the oxygen in the air sacks between the strands of wood particles which allows the fire to burn continueously reduseing the major limiting fctors of the fire

What type of wood is soft wood?

Softwoods are coniferous/evergreen trees such as pine, spruce, etc. Deciduous trees are then known as hardwoods If the tree is evergreen.

How much wood is a chuck of wood?

First off, it is not a "chuck of wood." Second, a woodchuck can't chuck wood; it's scientifictly impossible to get the right answer. The original tongue twister goes: "How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood?"

What is the best wood for wood stoves?

Dry, seasoned wood is best. The type of tree is not as important as moisture content. Wood must be allowed to dry for a minimum of 12 months, under cover, after being split and stacked. Popular firewood in the Northwest are: maple, alder, Douglas fir, spruce, apple and cherry, and oak.

What kind of wood is epil wood?

Epil is Ipil. They pronounce it in the Philippines like epil, but the writing is ipil. See Wikipedia: Intsia bijuga is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae, native to the Indo-Pacific. It ranges fromTanzania and Madagascar east through India and Queensland, Australia to the P (MORE)

Is balsa wood a real wood?

Yes, it's the dried wood of the (surprise surprise) balsa tree, Ochroma pyramidale , a member of the mallow family.

What wood can you not burn in wood stove?

Hardwood (oak, maple, cherry) that has been dried for at least a year is about the only kinds one should burn. Even with seasoned firewood, your chimney should be cleaned at the end of the season and the beginning. This also will inspect it to make sure it is okay. Always have a fire department chec (MORE)

What is the difference between 'wood' and 'woods'?

As a reference to a stand of trees, "wood" and "woods" are used interchangeably by some. Some writers use "the" in front of wood as a noun, as in, "Lore states he entered the wood 100 years ago." However, "woods" is the appropriate word for a "stand of timber, trees, and grasses (weeds) or other p (MORE)

How is wood made into finished wood?

trees are turned into finished wood or planks by conversion there are three types of conversion through and through, tangential and quarter sawing. tangential is best but through and through is the cheapest and to my knowledge quarter sawing is not as good as tangential except when cutting oak in wh (MORE)

What makes wood wood?

Wood is composed mostly of cellulose and lignin, in the form of fibers, and it comes from plants (trees or possibly shrubbery). Those are the defining characteristics of wood.