Wooden doors are most popular material that is used during the making of the door. It can be used as an exterior or interior door. This doors offers a traditional type of design for a more warm and solid appearance. There are several types of doors that are being used nowadays. In addition, the technology helped a lot in the preservation of the woods because it was a major problem before to use wood as doors for it has a tendency to change shape and durability due to sudden change in weather conditions. Technology also facilitated in the improvement of the designs changing it from an ordinary to an impressive door. Paints can be a good on some types of wood but it can also cause the uneven and warping texture of the wood.
There are different types of woods for that can be best for wooden doors. American walnut appears in the range of dark brown to purplish black in color. It has a uniform in color. This type of wood requires drying to prevent from degradation. This wood works well in any hand and machine tools. African mahogany has reddish to brown in color. The grain is usually straight and interlocked with each other forming a striped effect. This type is allowed to have paint and can be polished. Cedar looks good when it is dried because it turns to a color silver grey, which is very attractive. The drawback of this wood is its coarse texture and brittleness. The fact that it is brittle, the drying process is difficult. During the cutting process, it can cause dullness of the cutting tools so make sure when you use the same tool it should be sharp enough again. In addition to the type of wooden doors is the cherry. It appears to be dark red to brown with an even texture. It is very prone to warp and shrink although it dries in a fast manner. You cannot rely on the durability of this wood type compared to other hardwood but the termites cannot tolerate to use this wood as their food.
White oak has a color that ranges from yellow to brown. This wood dries very slowly so it will require much time upon drying. The good thing about it is that it offers a very strong of wood so it will be very reliable to use as a front door in your homes. However, if you’re living in areas that are usually wet or damp it can result staining of the wood that is not pleasant to look at. Brazilian cherry or what others call as Jatoba has a really good color from reddish to brown. The golden streaks add the beauty of the wood. Its beauty is not the only thing that it can brag because this wood is strong and heavy that is best as wooden doors.
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