House Signs made using Chestnut Wood

chestnut tree

Chestnut wood is an excellent material to use for a house sign as it is rich in tannin, which makes it extremely durable, reliable and resistant to rotting which makes it a material that will last for years.

The colour of this wood ranges from a creamy white to a yellowish brown when left untreated the chestnut wood can turn a grey/silver colour through weathering.

Chestnut wood is extremely versatile, leading it to be suitable for different types of fencing as well as looking great in urban settings, outdoor events and farms.


  • Cost-effective
  • Heavy
  • Versatile


  • Shatters easily
  • Splinters easily
  • Cutting trees down unnecessarily results in loss of habitat for animal species and may increase the likelihood of flooding in local areas.

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