Wood turners fashion wooden
objects from ornaments to bowls.
Furniture has always been
made from wood. Modern-day furniture is mostly mass produced and often of materials other
than wood. However, a few craftsmen still produce wooden recreational items and furniture
by hand. This can often command high prices because of its individuality and high quality
Transport was almost entirely
on or in wooden conveyances before the development of sophisticated metal technology.
Wheels, a vital part of any horse-drawn vehicle, were also made of wood and a wheelwright
was a vital member of society.
The ship- building industry
also consumed vast quantities of wood.