oak leaves in autumn

for - very strong, very hard, very durable, waterproof.
- difficult to work into detailed shapes, heavy and expensive.


"What will be your first wooden wonder?"

"Take a look at for and against to help you decide."


Did you know? The Romans built brilliant stone bridges all over their empire, but most were modest affairs. Their busy road bridge at Bidford-on-Avon had spikes of oak and metal to dig right down into the riverbed.

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