Uses of Wood
Wood is used in the following areas:
- Furniture making for homes and offices – woods are used to make beds, tables, chairs, cabinets and other pieces of furniture in homes
- Building construction – wood is used to construct windows, doors, door frames and window frames. We also use wood for the ceiling and roofing of houses, wall paneling, and industrial and offices purposes.
- Industrial Building – many industries are made of wood or have wooden parts.
- Construction of Joints – many joints are made of wood. A good example is the staircases in our homes
- Packaging – crates, pallets, packaging cases etc.
- Transport industry – the bodies of some Railway wagons, coaches, lorry and sleepers are made of wood.
- Bridges and Poles – Most farm bridges and bridges across the roads in villages are made of wood. Also, some electric poles and railway.
- Pulp and Paper – Exercise books, textbooks, newspapers, magazines are made from pulp and paper derived from wood.
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