oak leaves in autumn

for - very strong, very hard, very durable, waterproof.
against
- difficult to work into detailed shapes.

Oak

"An oak lemon squeezer would be very strong."

"But your fingers would get very sore because oak is so hard to work into the right shape. A different wood would be better for the job."

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lemon squeezer

One more reason to avoid oak is that oak corrodes metals. This means that chemicals in the wood would eat away at the hinge.

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