Wood is the main constituent of many sheet goods. Some of these may be used in the main structural components of a house; others for decorative finishings.
Types of Wood include
|Plywood is an engineered wood product that is made by pressing and binding sheets of wood veneer together into one solid piece.||MDF is also an engineered wood composite that is similar to particle board, but is much denser and stronger than particle board.|
|Plywood is Expensive than MDF||MDF is generally cheaper than plywood.|
|It’s less susceptible to water damage than MDF, and won’t soak up water and swell as quickly or easily as MDF does.||The surface of MDF is very smooth, and can soak up water.|
|Veneer is a very thin slice of wood obtained from a tree log. That is why, it is also known as wood veneers, since they are actually slices of wood.||Laminates, also known as decorative laminates are artificially produced materials made from paper and plastic resins.|
|Veneers are costly||Laminates are less expensive as compared to Veneers|
|Veneers are difficult to maintain.||Laminates are easy to maintain.|