Different types of wood used to make doors

There is a vast number of wood varieties used to make wooden doors. Your budget and taste influences the material and type of doors you go for. In this article, we will focus on teak wood, deodar wood, Shisham, and Sal wood, highlighting their use and specifications.

Teak Wood

Teak wood is one of the common timber varieties. It is versatile and can be used in many different ways. It is more durable and easier to polish and maintain generally. It can be used for both interior and exterior doors. Teak wood can be either brownish or blackish.

Deodar Wood

This type of wood is the strongest type of wood, but weighs less that teak wood. When manufacturing this type of wood, it is easier to saw through and smooth, but it is not suitable for polishing and painting as it will release the oil after some time.


Shisham is a hard wood. It is particularly Favourable as it is resistant to fungus and ant attacks. Regardless of how much water comes into contact with the wood, it remains in form.

Sal Wood

Sal wood is stronger and heavier than most types of wood. It is also resistant to fungus and ant infestations. This type of wood is most commonly used for rafters, door frames, flooring and beams.

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