time immemorial wood has been used to make furniture. Wood
imparts a natural elegance to furniture. The style and look of
the furniture also varies according to the type of wood used to
make it. A piece of furniture made from teak wood look quite
different from the one made from mahogany or rosewood. However,
wood has the problem of expanding and contracting as it absorbs
and releases moisture. This phenomenon is called wood movement.
As a result, it tends to pose a problem in furniture. In fact,
panels made from solid lumber usually fail the test of time if
they are not allowed to move.
Wooden furniture and accessories have the following