List of some different types of wood
Ebony is extremely dense, fine-grained black wood. It does not float in water. Ebony is most famously used to make the black keys on a piano.
Mahogany is a generic name given to several different kinds of reddish-brown furniture grade timber, either from tropical regions or the Americas.
Oak is timber from the oak tree. It can be used to make floors and furniture.
Pine is a soft, cheap timber, commonly used for making floors and furniture. It becomes more yellow as it ages.
Teak is a timber from an Indian tree. It is hard, durable and is particularly useful for making outdoor furniture and decking on ships.