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What is hardwood used for?

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09/04/2012

Hardwood is used in places where strength, beauty or durability count:

- fine furniture

- flooring

- baseball bats

- chairs

Softwood is less dense so it is weaker and more easily scratched or cracked.

It is cheaper, however, so it is chosen for framing houses, inexpensive furniture etc.