Wood is one of the most popular building materials not only due to the technical characteristics it has but also the elegance it brings to your home interior.
I guess that the very first timber stair was a log that was leaned up against something at a higher level, and early man walked up it instead of climbing using his hands. It wouldn't have been long before notches were cut into the log to make steps.
Wood is a material that is traditionally used for the production of doors. As a natural material, wood has its advantages as well as disadvantages, which should be considered in their production and usage.
We have a 1920s dining room that has redwood siding. It is all-natural but is showing its age. We would like to enhance the wood and would like to know what you would recommend to put on it.
Ipe is also known as Ironwood. It's gorgeous, rot-resistant, pest-resistant, extremely strong and extremely dense. The characteristics that make it long lasting, its strength and density, also make it a tough candidate for holding a finish that will maintain an unweathered look.
The oldest building material, timber has not lost its popularity over years. There are two basic types of wood distinguished – hard (oak, maple, nut tree. etc.) and soft wood (pine, fur, cypress, sequoia, etc.)