Did you know there were so many kinds and types of wood available in the market? For your convenience, I have categorized them all on the basis of their origin, so you have a rough idea of what this project is going to cost you as well, because where the wood comes from could decide the quality and price of the same. So take your pick!

Remember the cost of wood depends primarily on the quality and inherent sustenance characteristics and secondly the origin and availability in the market. So check the parameters of the wood type you're considering to see if it suits your specific needs.



The bending strength qualities of this species in the air-dry condition is very high, far superior to those of Mahogany. Strength qualities in compression parallel to grain are exceptionally high. It is hard - harder than Teak, and does not marr or dent easily. The weight is very high. The wood has high density. Sapwood Color-The wide sapwood is initially whitish in color and is clearly demarcated from the heartwood. It turns to pale yellow upon exposure. Resistance to Impregnation. Beams, Boat building, Dyewood , Posts, Railroad ties, Turnery, Vehicle parts, Canoes, Crossties, Foundation posts, Lifeboats, Shipbuilding, Stakes, Structural work, Truck bodies.