Timber is a natural product and every natural product has some imperfections. Timbers are not excluded from that. Most of the defects in timber cause weakness or others sorts of difficulties. How…

Timber is an important construction material. It is used as building structural element as well as door, window, partition etc. Perfect timber logs would make the construction work simple. But unfortu…

A porous and fibrous hard structured plant stem which is the secondary xylem of the vascular tissue consisting of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin can be defined as wood. It’s a supportive organ of…

Softwood and hardwood are two different types of wood. To choose between these two types of wood one must know the differences between them. The main differences between Softwood and Ha…

Reduction of moisture content along with improving some qualities before the use of woods is called seasoning of timber. By seasoning, generally, the moisture is reduced to about 15% where new cut woo…

 

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