The noun "wood" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: the hard material in trees
Example sentence: My wife is much stronger than me, so she chops all the wood we burn in our fires.
Meaning: a particular type of wood
Example sentence: Many woods are great for making furniture, but my favourites are teak and English oak.
Test your understanding:
- Stanley always prefers to make his sculptures out of wood.
- Stanley uses a number of different woods in his sculptures.