cabinet wood

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moderately dense wood used for cabinetwork

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The Wood Gallery manufactures custom architectural and cabinet wood paneling using exotic and domestic veneer.
While rosewood has enjoyed a long history and reputation of being an expensive and beautiful cabinet wood, it has also been used for less glamorous applications such as posts and rafters.
Cherry is well known as a fine furniture and cabinet wood. But as many experienced woodworkers know, finishing cherry requires special attention, because it is susceptible to a blotchy or mottled finish if not treated properly.
Brazilian tulipwood has a long history as a cabinet wood. The French called it bois de rose and according to the editors of The Encyclopedia of Wood, bois de rose was "used extensively in the furniture of the French Kings Louis XV and XVI, and in classical furniture of the 18th Century."
Peattie said the wood's lightness makes it especially suited for use in crates and boxes, and also as a core in the manufacture of chairs, which are covered with fine cabinet wood veneers.
Considering that many of the big guys used to tout it as a "great furniture and cabinet wood," why isn't it used much?
While pine is highly regarded by consumers, it is not usually considered a premier cabinet wood on the order of such domestics as cherry and walnut.
One of the reasons for much of the harvesting has to do with mahogany's importance as a cabinet wood, an importance which goes back several centuries.
Oak is also a great kitchen cabinet wood, and what goes in the kitchen goes well in the dining room.
Here in the U.S., Swiss pear is considered a very fine cabinet wood, and cherry, while a very popular and well-thought-of wood, has less of a reputation."
It would certainly have been a widely used cabinet wood if the trees had been taller and capable of being cut in lengths needed for most furniture uses.
While it is the lightest of the commercial hardwoods and unlikely to make anyone's top-10 list of fine cabinet woods, balsa has a long, proud history -- it was used in construction of the Allies' planes in World War II -- and is one of the most frequently imported woods to the United States.