Wood

Jan Adams
Mind Map by Jan Adams, updated more than 1 year ago
Jan Adams
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Higher Product Design (Materials) Mind Map on Wood, created by Jan Adams on 20/05/2014.

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Wood
1 Soft Wood
1.1 Pine
1.1.1 Cheap
1.1.2 Easy to work with
1.1.3 Pale
2 Hard Wood
2.1 Mahogany
2.1.1 Expensive
2.1.2 Difficult to use
2.1.3 Light brown
2.2 Oak
2.2.1 Expensive
2.3 Teak
2.3.1 Resistant to decay
3 Man made Board
3.1 Blockboard
3.1.1 Softwood strips bonded together
3.1.2 Covered with a sheet of plywood
3.2 Plywood
3.2.1 Made from veneers
3.2.2 Grain layers at right angles
3.2.3 Bonded with resin and pressure
3.3 MDF
3.3.1 Dust and resin
3.3.2 Can be painted
3.3.3 Worked shaped and machined easily
3.3.4 Cheap
3.4 Chipboard
3.4.1 Chips bonded with resin
3.4.2 Formed into sheets by compression
3.4.3 Covered with plastic laminate or wood veneer
3.5 Hardboard
3.5.1 Wood fibres that have been pulped
3.5.2 Smooth on one side and not the other
3.5.3 Not as strong
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