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Masonite

Trade name of a brand of tempered pressed board.

oak

A tough, hard, high-density wood; coarse-textured, ranging in color from light tan to pink or brown; used for both decorative and structural and applications, such as framing timbers, flooring, and plywood.

particleboard

A large class of building boards made from wood particles compressed in a binder; often faced with a veneer.

pine

A wood of a number of species of coniferous evergreens. The two classes, soft pine and hard pitch pine are an important source of construction lumber and plywood.

plastic wood

A paste of wood flour, synthetic resin, and a volatile solvent; used for filling holes and cracks in wood, it dries soon after application.

plywood

An engineered panel composed of an odd number of thin sheets permanently bonded together, sometimes faced with a veneer.

redwood

A durable, straight-grained, high-strength, low-density softwood; especially resistant to decay and insect attack; light red to deep reddish-brown; used primarily for construction, plywood, and millwork.

rusticated wood

Wood incised in block shapes to resemble rough stone.

satinwood

A hard, fine-grained, pale to golden yellow wood of the acacia gum tree; used in cabinetwork and decorative paneling.

shiplap siding

Wood sheathing whose edges are rabbeted to make an overlapping joint.

softwood

Wood from trees with needles and that produce cones, typically evergreen; includes cedar, cypress, Douglas fir, hemlock, pine, spruce, and tamarack.

spruce

A white to light brown or red-brown, straight and even-grained wood; moderately low density and strength; relatively inexpensive; used for general utility lumber.

stressed skin panel

A panel constructed of plywood and seasoned lumber; the simple framing and plywood skin act as a total unit to resist loads.

teak

A dark golden yellow or brown wood with a greenish or black cast, moderately hard, coarse-grained, very durable; immune to the attack of insects; used for construction, plywood, and decorative paneling.

tulipwood

A soft, close-textured durable wood that is yellowish in color; used for millwork and veneer.

veneer

A thin sheet of wood that has been sliced, rotary-cut, or sawn from a log; used as one of several plies in plywood for added strength or as facing material on less attractive wood.

white oak

A hard, heavy, durable wood, gray to reddish-brown in color; used for flooring, paneling, and trim.

white pine

A soft, light wood that works easily; does not split when nailed; does not swell or warp appreciably; is widely used in building construction.

yellow pine

A hard resinous wood of the longleaf pine tree, having dark bands of summerwood alternating with lighter-colored springwood; used as flooring and in general construction.

Masonite

A proprietary name for a widely used commercial hardboard.
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