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   Timber and there uses



Ash
(Fraxinus excelsior)

Uses: joinery, flooring, furniture, musical instruments, panelling, tool handles, utensils, veneer


Olive Ash


Uses: internal joinery, fine furniture, musical instruments, panelling, veneer


Beech
(Fagus sylvatica)

Uses: interior joinery, furniture, flooring, musical instruments, plywood, utensils


Cherry
(Prunus avium)

Uses: furniture, tobacco pipes, veneer, turnery


Elm
(Ulmus procera)

Uses: coffins, external cladding, exterior joinery, joinery, furniture, flooring, structural products


Holly
(Ilex aquifolium)

Uses: inlays, turnery, woodcut blocks, utensils


Lime
(Tilia x europaea)

Uses: furniture, musical instruments, turnery, sculpture


London Plane
Q/S (Platanus x acerifolia)

Uses: fine furniture, internal joinery, turnery, veneer


English Oak (Quercus robur)

Uses: internal joinery, fencing, furniture, flooring, exterior joinery, structural products, utensils, veneer


Sweet Chestnut
(Castanea sativa)

Uses: internal joinery, fencing, furniture, flooring, exterior joinery, structural products, turnery


Sycamore
(Acer pseudoplatanus)

Uses: interior joinery, furniture, musical instruments, turnery, utensils, veneer


English Walnut
(Juglans regia)

Uses: fine furniture, flooring, musical instruments, panelling, turnery, veneer


Wych Elm
(Ulmus glabra)

Uses: chair seats, cabinet work, wooden wheel hubs, water pipes, boat making


English Yew
(Taxus baccata)

Uses: fine furniture, musical instruments, interior joinery, turnery, veneer

For more information about woods and their uses visit The Wood Database