types of timber mouldings

An Ultimate Guide to Types of Timber Mouldings

August 30, 2022

Moulding refers to a decorative shape made out of wood or any other material. Mouldings have since always been used in buildings, both as a way to conceal transition between surfaces such as walls and floors and as a piece of decoration. Because the right moulding can significantly improve the look and features of your …

monkey pod wood

Monkey Pod Wood: Properties Characteristics & Uses

August 25, 2022

Monkey Pod is a hardwood obtained from Monkey Pod Tree, which is also commonly called Raintree. It’s a hardwood with a 900 lbf Janka rating. The trees are naturally found in central and south America and are also planted in many tropical areas around the world. Here’s everything you need to know about Monkey Pod …

Types of Plywood

Types of Plywood: How to Select the Right One

August 17, 2022

Plywood is a type of engineered wood that is used in a vast range of applications, including both DIY and construction projects. Depending on the type and grade of plywood, it can be fairly strong to very strong. In this article, we will talk about the different types of plywood and which is suitable for …

Plywood vs Softwood

Plywood vs Solid Wood: 5 Key Differences in Detail

August 12, 2022

Solid wood and plywood are two of the most common and widely used types of wood. While solid wood refers to the original wood that we receive directly from trees, plywood is an engineered wood made by combining multiple thin layers of wood called veneer. Both solid wood and plywood (plywood vs solid wood) are …

hardwood decking guide

A Comprehensive Guide To Hardwood Decking

August 9, 2022

Hardwood is considered a beautiful investment for many reasons. Not only the use of hardwoods for decking is the most gorgeous choice, but also this type of decking happens to be very dense and durable. So, it’s kind of a combination of both beauty and strength. What more could you ask for when looking for …

What is FSC-Certified Wood

What Is Fsc-Certified Wood & Why Should You Buy It?

August 5, 2022

FSC stands for Forest Stewardship Council and is a very important parameter in analysing the quality and authenticity of wood. At CameroonTimberExportSARL, we only sell and deal in FSC Certified wood and work in accordance with both regional and international laws to make available the best quality sustainable hardwood to you at your doorstep. So, …

Poplar Wood For Carving

Why Poplar Wood is Perfect For Wood Carving

July 27, 2022

Poplar Wood for Carving – What Should You Know? Planning to use poplar wood for carving? Here’s everything you need to know about whether or why poplar is the best, inexpensive choice for wood carving. What is Wood Carving? Wood carving refers to the art of making figures or crafts on wood using specialized tools. …

spanish cedar properties and uses

Spanish Cedar Properties, Characteristics & Uses

May 30, 2022

Spanish Cedar is a hardwood known for its Mahogany-like appearance, aromatic scent and robustness. The wood was traditionally used for building boxes for cigars, which is why it is also commonly known as cigar-box cedar. In this article, we will get to know it more closely and take a look at its various spanish cedar …

types of hardwood lumber

10 Most Common Types of Hardwood Lumber For Woodworking

May 19, 2022

Hardwood is a type of wood commonly used in construction, furniture making and various other purposes. Hardwoods are products of deciduous trees, which lose their leaves in autumn. Hardwoods are considered hard, dense and durable (not all) and generally more suitable than softwoods for a number of uses. At the same time, hardwoods are also …

eucalyptus wood properties

Eucalyptus Wood Properties, Characteristics & Uses

May 17, 2022

Eucalyptus is a hardwood that is considered one of the sustainable woods that are both useful and environmentally friendly. Because Eucalyptus wood comes from a species of fast-growing trees, it is easily available at a cheaper price than other hardwood options. Not only the wood looks absolutely attractive but also shares many qualities with similar …