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What type of tree is elm wood from?

There are about 40 different types of elm. It is a good solid wood, dense and water resistant. Elm wood was valued for its interlocking grain, and consequent resistance to splitting, with significant uses in wheels, chair seats and coffins… Full Answer

What materials did Noah use to build the ark?

Wood and Tar. Genesis 6:14 says: "Make thee an ark of gopher wood...and ...pitch it within and without with pitch."(KJB) Gopher wood is also translated cypress wood(NIV)which is a resinous wood especially resistant to decay and water. Pitch is also… Full Answer

What makes the best wood flooring?

Aged Woods reclaimed wood flooring is one of the best flooring. It is carefully re-milled from recycled wood from old weathered and distressed barnwood. Hard woods such are aged oak, Steamed Beech, European Oak Prime American White Oak Prime American… Full Answer

Why is wood considered a solid?

By definition, a solid is structurally rigid and resistant to changes of shape or volume. Wood, being structurally rigid and resistant to changes of shape or volume, is therefore a solid.