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Hardener used to produce a castCastings
Has insulating properties, can keep moisture in/outFast Food Lids
Iron and very small amount of carbon, rusts very quicklyNuts & Bolts
Made from liner board, has a fluted sheet, cheap, one colourLarge cartons
Light, very hard, easy to work with, straight grained hardwoodToys, Tool handles
Tough and lightly textured, 100-135 gsm, coloured pencils work wellGeneral Drawing
Open grained, easy to work with, pale cream, can be laminatedSports equipment
Bright silver, resistant to corrosionCoating on food cans
Hard and translucent, usually 50 gsm, spirit based markers work wellDevelopment stage of designing
Reddish-brown, easy to work withIndoor Furniture
Hard, straight grained, few knots, expensiveHigh quality fittings
Oily, durable, golden brown, highly resistant to moistureOutdoor furniture
Straight grained but knotty, cheap, fairly strongDIY work
Smooth surface, easily manipulated, often fire or water resistantFurniture and interior panelling
Cheap particle board, can have laminated surfaceDoor Panels
Very weak, resistant to corrosionCoats steel components
Made from chips of wood glued together, usually veneeredShelving and DIY work
Re melted pig iron, strong in compressionManhole covers
Strong board, grains glued at right angles to each otherBoat building
Central layer made from timber, used where heavier structures are neededShelving and worktops
AKA 'high carbon steel', is strong and hardHand Tools
High content of other elements, resistant to wearDrill Bits
Light, polish-able, anodised to protect surface Cooking Foil
Reddish-brown, can turn green, ductile, malleablePlumbing components
Precious metal, tarnishesJewellery
Strong, high quality board, made from pure bleached wood pulpBook Covers
Hard, yellow metal, made up of 65% ? & 35% ?Decorative metal work
Heat resistent polymerWorktops
Pure wood pulp, bleached on one side, usually 250-500 gsmFood Packaging
Colourless polymerLight switches
Alloy of iron, 18% chromium, doesn't rustCutlery
Hard wearing plastic, coloured with pigmentsBaths
Natural fibre, strong and absorbantMajority of Clothes
Can be laminated together, 200 gsm+, usually recycled,Modelling and Packaging
Found on moths cocoon, strong fibreTies
Very strong, light brown, open grained, very hard, easy to work withHigh quality furniture

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