Woods have various properties. From compression strength parallel to the direction of growth to tensile strength along the grain. From being soft and easily bendable to being hard and rigid. The properties of wood go on and on. Each species of wood offers us something different, each wood has slightly different properties. And hence each wood has its uses and misuses. In this class come see, touch and learn about various species of woods. Additionally, understand what manufactured or pressed wood is, and what is veneer and laminates. Knowing which wood to use for your projects is the first step in mastering the craft of woodworking.