Hardwoods come from deciduous trees, such as oak, maple, teak and mahogany trees. These trees feature broad leaves, flowers and form seeds. Conifers, which are cone-bearing trees, produce softwoods. More »

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As of 2016, companies that manufacture dinette chairs with casters include Alcott Hill, Caster Chair Company, International Concepts and AW Furniture. Buyers can find these chairs online at retailers such as Wayfair.com,... More »

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Engineered hardwood is comprised of a thin layer of 1/16-inch to 1/8-inch finished wood on top and plywood on the bottom. Unlike laminate, which is made of a layer of melamine paper on top of a wood-chip board, engineere... More »

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Identify tiger oak wood by its distinctive tiger-like stripe wood grain, which often features alternating ribbons of dark and light. When milled through the method of quarter-sawing, oak, as well as many other types of w... More »

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The World Floor Covering Association recommends that buyers of hardwood flooring look into the following areas before making a purchase: the species of wood, the type of hardwood flooring and whether the floor is pre-fin... More »

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Projects that have the potential to see a lot of heavy use, such as bowling alley lanes or baseball bats, benefit the most from hardwood maple. Because people appreciate the look of maple, coupled with its durability, th... More »

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Unlike some materials, homeowners can stain, varnish or clear-coat hardwood molding, such as oak, maple and mahogany, for a natural wood grain look without special paints or veneers. This material is popular with homeown... More »