Hardwoods are mainly deciduous, most softwood trees are conifers. Yew is technically a softwood but is physically harder than many species classified as hardwood. Conversely balsa is technically a hardwood but as we all know is physically very soft!
Interesting Hardwoods Facts
Six BarThe English Oak sculpture is made from part of an old New Forest five bar gate. It is mounted on a hard sandstone base and has Dutch gold added at the top to enhance the warmth of the piece. Including the base the overall height is 383mm (11.1”)