hardest wood in the world

What Is the Hardest/Strongest Wood in the World?

January 25, 2022

Strength is one of the primary factors to consider when selecting the right wood for a project. Based on hardness, all woods are loosely divided into two categories – hardwoods and softwoods. However, not all hardwoods are necessarily hard and not all softwoods are soft. Balsa wood, for instance, is a hardwood but is actually …

difference between plywood and mdf

MDF vs Plywood: Which Is the Best Engineered Wood for Your Project?

January 17, 2022

MDF vs  plywood, here are two of the most popular types of engineered wood. Both types of wood are engineered, i.e. synthetically manufactured using wood and other materials. Both are suitable to be used for a variety of projects and have their own advantages and disadvantages. If you are finding it difficult to choose the …

different types of manufactured boards

What Are the Different Types of Manufactured Boards?

December 22, 2021

When looking to buy wood for your project, you have two options – buy solid wood timber or go with manufactured wood. Of course, buying and using solid wood is generally a costlier option. Moreover, in some cases, manufactured wood turn out to be better or more durable than real wood. If you are looking …

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Latest Wood Products Offered by CameroonTimberExportSarl

December 16, 2021

CameroonTimberExportSarl is a leading supplier, exporter and manufacturer of wood timber and logs in the Middle East, Australia, Europe, Latin America and other parts of the world. We not only supply wood but also provide various timber-related services as well as sell a range of related products including wood boards, plywood and tree products such …

major defects in timber

What Are the Different Types of Defects in Timber?

November 27, 2021

Defects in timber are a very natural thing and can happen for many reasons such as natural forces, calamity, environment, insects, fungi, seasoning, etc. Having a brief knowledge of the different types of timber defects can help you easily identify a defect so that it can be dealt with properly and on time. Timber defects …

properties of meranti wood

Meranti Wood: Properties, Characteristics & Uses

November 15, 2021

Meranti is a durable hardwood with soft to medium density and light or dark golden reddish color, which depends on the origin of the wood. It is primarily used in internal applications and projects such as home/office interior, flooring, furniture, window, moulding, etc. In terms of workability, Meranti cuts, nails, glues, screws and sands easily. …

wood kiln drying process

Understanding the Wood Kiln Drying Process & Why It Is Important

November 12, 2021

Wood Kiln Drying Process involves the use of a kiln – a type of oven – to manually reduce the moisture content of wood in order to improve its workability and efficiency. Heat treatment, air drying, etc. are some other popular timber drying methods. Here at CameroonTimberExportSarl, we use kiln drying as a standard approach …

Advantages and Disadvantages of mahogany wood

Top Mahogany Wood Advantages and Disadvantages in Detail

October 29, 2021

Due to the various mahogany wood advantages and disadvantages, it is arguably the most popular and used wood timbers in the world. The high popularity of mahogany wood is owed to its beautiful appearance, robustness and decent durability. Mahogany doesn’t just look premium but it also comes with a premium price tag, which is why …

different types of engineered wood

What Are the Different Types of Engineered Wood?

October 20, 2021

Engineered wood is artificial wood that is made by using natural wood (softwoods and hardwoods) and a variety of additives like adhesives. Different types of engineered wood are considerably cheaper than natural wood because it is made from waste wood (coming out of sawmills) and rejected wood but can be equally strong or even better. …

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5 Best Wood to Choose from for External Timber Cladding

October 13, 2021

Choosing the Best Timber Wood for Exterior Cladding External Timber cladding refers to the use of timber (wood) for cladding on another surface, usually walls and exterior of a place. The use of timber cladding adds strength, durability and natural beauty to the exterior walls. If you are looking for the best wood for your …