What Is the Strongest Wood in the World?


Using the Janka scale, Lignum vitae is the strongest wood in the world. Lignum vitae has been used in the past as an important material in croquet mallets and cricket bails.
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Teak wood is considered the strongest wood, it is relied the world over as being the most resilient!
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According to various sites, the teak wood is considered to be the strongest in the world because of its ability to bend without breaking and live to as old as 100 years. Another type of wood ranked as the strongest is the ironwood because it's hard and heavy and has the ability to self-lubricate. To differentiate one wood's strength from the other, there has to be the ability to support loads and withstand strain.
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