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Trade name of a brand of tempered pressed board.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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


A proprietary name for a widely used commercial hardboard.
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