Top 5 Wood Species to Consider in Engineered Wood Doors

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The doorsets you choose for your property can make or break the theme of your living spaces. When looking for an engineered wood door, besides aesthetics, it is also important to look into other key factors such as design, durability, warranty, and other properties. That is the reason why it is important to know about the various wood species, and differed doors and door frame designs from which you can take your pick. Mikasa offers a wide spectrum of engineered wood doors with real wood veneers made from exotic species sourced from around the world. You can explore the options in our door design catalogue, and to help you with the selection, in this blog post, we present top five wood species to consider in engineered wood doors. Take a look.

1. Sapele

An ideal option to enhance the appeal of living spaces, Sapele is a wood species that is native to tropical Africa. Characterized by reddish-brown color and distinctive grains, Sapele is popularly used to make engineered wood doors. It is also highly durable and resistant to external factors, such as termite, moisture, and extreme weather conditions.

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2. Teak

Native to Southern Asia, Teak is a type of wood that is golden or light brown in color. Teak wood species darken with age, with the darkest color being dark, chocolate brown. Known for its unique aesthetic appeal, teak wood is extremely popular for manufacturing both interior and exterior engineered wood doors. Mikasa offers a variety of teak wood door designs to blend with different themes and decor sensibilities.

3. American Walnut

American Walnut or Black Walnut is one of the most durable wood species you can choose for engineered wood doors. The sapwood of American Walnut is creamy white in color whereas the heartwood is available in a variety of colour tones, ranging from light brown to dark and chocolate brown. Available in hard, tough, and medium density, American Walnut is a popular wood species for manufacturing doors, floors, and cabinets.

4. White Oak

White Oak is a type of wood that is widely used for manufacturing doors, furniture, flooring, and cabinets. Available in hues of white and red, White Oak is strong, durable, as well as shock and water-resistant. If you are looking for wood doors for places that are prone to high levels of humidity, White Oak is an ideal choice.

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5. Maple

Maple wood species comes in two varieties: Soft Maple and Hard Maple. Soft Maple is manufactured using different wood species and has a Janka hardness between 700 to 900 lbs. Hard Maple, on the other hand, is produced from Sugar Maple Tree and has a Janka hardness of 1950 lbs. Usually, Maple is cream colored, but with age, it turns darker.

Wrap Up

If you are looking to buy engineered wood doors, look no further than Mikasa, one of India’s leading brands offering world-class doors and doorsets for both commercial and residential applications. Our door design catalogue features a spectrum of door and frame designs. If you have any questions or to discuss your requirement, fill out our contact form or write to us at