Wooden doors and windows are a major contributor to the upmarket look that many consumers want from a space. Unlike wood used in interior applications, wood used for doors and windows needs to meet very demanding climatic conditions. Canadian wood species are ideal for solid wood and flush doors in addition to doorframes and architraves. Intricately carved Canadian wooden doors can be produced by hand or router using various wood species.

Lower density values compared to most hardwoods make the following recommended species easy to face laminate, edge glue and/or finger join to make large or small cross-sectional Canadian wooden window and door elements.