Wood or lumber is an unavoidable component in most Indian construction. For Doors, windows and architraves- Teak, Burmese ironwood, timber, Jackfruit tree, mahogany and walnut woods are best woods for construction. Since lumber has become very expensive, contemporary designs have started experimenting with iron, cement and concert. Even now, wood is unavoidable. Doors made of strong, good quality wood will ensure security to the household to a certain degree. Teak, Burmese ironwood and timber fall under this category.
Kitchen, bathroom and toilet are places were dampness and dirt will affect the wood. These places also require high quality best woods. Cedar and ben teak can be used for this. Jackfruit tree, mahogany and walnut wood can also be used for this purpose. The house construction starts only after the wood work is over. Only best woods is used for decorative wood works. Nowadays, there are machines to do the carving operation on woods.