In Pakistan, people like to own luxurious and comfortable furniture that leaves a positive impact on everyone. When it comes to choosing the type of wood for your furniture in Pakistan, you will find quite a variety here. There is no right or wrong type of furniture. Different people prefer different kinds of furniture, depending upon their needs and tastes. But there are some factors which you must consider while deciding on the type of wood used. As well as the types which are available in Pakistan.
Hardwood available in Pakistan includes Mahogany, Walnut, Deodar, Teak, and Ash Wood. Whereas, Softwood comprises Fir, Chir Pine, and Hemlock. Below is a further classification of woods that are mostly used in Pakistan for furniture making.
Hardwood is the most used wood in Pakistan and it is one of the oldest known types of trees and originated from a plant called Deodar (a variety of Fir). Hardwood is also used in ceilings and on walls and floors. For construction purposes mostly deodar wood is used in Pakistan. Hardwood is famous for being rot and termite resistant. It is also durable and strong. A large population uses furniture made up of Hardwood in their houses. Further classification of hardwood includes:
Mahogany is one of the finest woods available. It has a reddish-brown to deep red coloring, which gives a rich luxurious finish to your bedroom furniture, living room furniture, and sofa sets. With its hardiness, high rigidity, and smooth hardwood grain, mahogany is naturally a very stable wood species.
Teak wood is a durable and strong timber that makes furniture and house building more attractive. The wood is tough enough to withstand wear and tear making it an ideal material for furniture and cabinets.
Deodar is a beautiful wood that has purple-brown and somber tones depending on the lighting. This wood has a lovely shine to it when polished properly.
Ash is a hardwood that has a creamy-white color. Its light texture makes it ideal for use in tabletop and side table construction. It is resistant to weather and heat, which makes it an excellent choice for outdoor furnishings.
Walnut wood is a hardwood that has excellent durability and high structural strength. Its hardness makes it ideal for furniture construction, which makes it the best choice when building a home. Walnut can also be used in floors and furniture because of its moisture resistance and ease of finishing. Walnut wood is famous for its pinkish color which resembles that of amber.
Softwood is a lighter and more flexible category of wood. This makes softwood ideal for making furniture, sofas, and other home decor items. Softwoods also absorb humidity well, which means they are less likely to crack or split than hardwoods when exposed to moisture. Further classification of softwood includes:
Fir is among the best wood to use for furniture in Pakistan. It is mostly used for windows and door panels. Blue fir has a fine grain with a tight and satiny surface, while silver fir has a medium-wide texture and high density.
Hemlock wood is utilized for making furniture, entryways, windows, and boards. It is also known as Shekran. Hemlock wood promptly retains dampness, so it is not a classic option for floors and this can be an issue, particularly in the rainstorm season.
Chir Pine is very well known in furnishings and houses made in the Northern Areas and it mostly comes from the Northern part of Pakistan. It is additionally utilized for making entryway boards and furniture. It is for the most part utilized for making various patterns, carvings, and plans for furnishings.
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