Common Uses of Wood in Our Daily Life

Nowadays, the idea of using different objects in different ways becomes very popular. Today, we are going to see what is wood used for in some unexpected and even peculiar ways.
The uses of wood Such material as wood has multiple uses. That’s not a new fact, because wood has been used since the ancient times and it still remains in the modern civilization. Today, we are going to present you common uses of wood that all of us know, but it’s not too bad to remind you about them in any case.

Home construction 

Domestic constructions made out of wood were popular many years ago and are still widely used. Commonly, wood in home construction is used like the flooring, frames of the doors and windows and so on. There are a lot of types of wood that can be used in this sphere. For example: Deodar (Cedrus deodara), walnut wood (Juglans sp), teak (Tectona grandis), pine (Pinus roxburghii), mango tree (Mangifera indica), burflower tree (Neolamarckia cadamba).


Fencing and decorating gardens 

It’s a very fashionable trend nowadays to decorate your home and garden. And when it comes to this, such material as wood is a perfect decision. It is very popular for the fencing as well. And as for wooden decorations, you can be creative and do whatever you like to decorate your home, garden, roofs and so on. The best kind of wood to use for such purposes are Cedar (Cedrus libani) and a redwood (Sequoia semipervirens).


Making utensils 

For adding some charm to your home interior, try to use wood instead of plastic and steel for your utensils. The best looking option in this case is black walnut tree (Juglans nigra). It is the best for home utensils.


Creating art 

It is not a secret that the wood is widely used in statues, sculptures, carvings and making the decorative objects. Also, you may notice that the frames of art boards and color plates are made mostly out of wood. The best types of wood are pine (Pinus sp), maple (Acer sp), cherry tree (Prunus sp).


Making musical instruments

Most of musical instruments, for example, piano, violin, cello, guitar and many others just have to be made out of wood, because it creates a perfect tune. And as always, some examples of the best fitting wood: mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), maple, ash wood (Fraxinus sp). All of them work the best for guitars.


Producing furniture 

Wooden furniture is a very profitable choice. Some people consider wooden furniture as a sign of aristocracy since long time ago. There are a few types of wood, which can be used for furniture making, for example, teak (Tectona grandis), mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), shimul (Bombax ceiba), sundari, jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), mango tree. Read


Used for heating

Wood is a good source of energy when used with fuel. It can be used for heating in the forest as a campfire. It can also be used in an indoor furnace to keep the rooms warm to avoid cold.


Used as insulation

Wood is a better insulator than most equipment because of its nature. It is used to measure the insulation properties of building materials. It has this ability due to the air pocket within its air structure.



Our world needs energy and the main source of this energy is fuel. Although, that was before the exploration of gas. All the people could do is use the wood because this material was available in any forest easily. Usually, cheap plants’ wood is used in such sphere.


Used in creating art

Wood is used in the creating and designing of all art-related stuff. That includes sculptures, carvings, and art frames that we place in our home. There is no better way of creating innovative art designs that you wouldn’t use wood.




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