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Which wood is hard wood?
Hickory is classified as a hardwood tree because it is a non monocot angiosperm. That is: the hickory tree reproduces with flowers. Hickory also happens to be one of the har…dest woods in North America, with a Janka hardness approaching 2000 lb.
The idea of 'hardwood'/'softwood' is a little confusing. Since many 'hardwoods' are softer than some 'softwoods'! What's the difference? Hardwoods are any deciduous tree that …has a non-scaly or needle like leaf. Softwoods are generally, non-deciduos ('evergreen') trees with a needle like or scaly leaf. Think of Maple vs. White Pine.
It's a Hardwood. The terms Hardwood and Softwood have no great value, and instead one should be speaking of Angiosperms or Gymnosperms, - generally the conifers, and the broad…-leaf trees. Balsa for example is a hardwood - and that's a pretty useless adjective for this wood.
Maple is a hard wood, heavy and strong. It is used for flooring and furnature.
Answer How hard a piece of wood is really has nothing to do with its being called hard. Hard wood comes from deciduous trees, trees that drop their leaves in win…ter. - wjs1632 -
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
a soft wood
There are various types of oak that vary in hardness but oak is a hardwood.
Trees that lose their leaves in winter are hardwoods, those that don't are softwoods. The density of the lumber has no bearing on the classification. Therefore pine are consid…ered to be softwood.
It is in the hard wood family.
Abura is a hardwood (it loses its leaves in wintertime).
In Animal Life
Its from a leafy tree. Therefore hardwood.
Cherry is a hardwood because all deciduous trees are classed as hardwoods.
Hard wood Hard wood comes from a tree that looses it's leaves in the winter, the tree grows alot slower, the wood contains alot less moisture with the wood replacing what woul…d be the water (is more dense), and is normally but not allways harder than soft wood due to the fact that hard wood is more dense than soft wood. Soft wood Soft wood comes from tree's that keep it's leaves through all seasons, it's leaves are sharp and pointy, the tree grows alot faster, the wood is more moist and less dense, and is normally but not allways softer than hard wood.