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What are the types of furniture wood?

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The woods used in making furniture are categorized as softwood, which comes from evergreens; hardwood, from trees like oak, ash and mahogany; or hard & soft, referring to maple wood, which comes in both a soft and a hard variety.

1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019