WOOD SPECIES

Oak

Oak

Red Oak grows throughout the Northern and Eastern American hardwood forests. It accepts stain very evenly. Its natural color ranges from white to light brown to pinkish/reddish brown.

Birch

Birch

Yellow birch has a white sapwood and light reddish brown heartwood. Particularly valuable because of the occasional markings in the wood.

Sucupira

Sucupira

Sucupira (Brazilian Chestnut) is a great combination of the exotic and the practical, as it is a stunning wood that can easily stand up to a large amount of foot traffic. Extremely hard, deep brown to reddish brown heartwood with striping, white sapwood.

Kempas

Kempas

Kempas has a medium to coarse open texture. The grain is interlocked and sometimes wavy. The wood accepts stains and finishes well.

Walnut

Walnut

Heartwood can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Its cooperative working characteristics, coupled with its rich brown coloration puts the wood in a class by itself among temperate-zone hardwoods.

Maple

Maple

Hard Maple is a visually appealing hardwood, with soft consistent color tones and tight clear grain. Its exceptional degree of hardness ensures it will withstand decades of use. Hard Maple is usually referred to as Sugar Maple, and is the tree most often tapped for maple syrup.

Ash

Ash

White Ash has fairly good strength properties for its weight, and is also shock resistant. Has a medium to coarse texture similar to oak. The grain is almost always straight and regular, though sometimes moderately curly or figured boards can be found.

White Oak

White Oak

White Oak grows throughout the Northern and Eastern hardwood forests. It accepts stain very evenly. Its natural color ranges from white to light brown to pinkish/reddish brown. Truly a favorite all-American wood, White Oak hardwood has a centuries-old rich heritage, being the traditional choice for countless homes.

Beech

Beech

Depending on soil conditions, European Beech can grow to very large sizes, and wide, long lumber is commonly available for use. Beech is typically a pale cream color, sometimes with a pink or brown hue. Grain is straight, with a fine to medium uniform texture. Moderate natural luster.

Jatoba

Jatoba

Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) wood is often used in flooring and is ideal for stair treads. Jatoba grows to an average height of 120 feet with diameters of 2-4 feet. It grows in most of the South American islands as well as Mexico, Brazil and Peru.

Hickory

Hickory

Hickory is a very eye-catching hardwood, due to its dramatic grain. The heartwood of a slow growth Hickory tree has a rich brownish color tone that is boldly accented mixed with the lighter tones of the sapwood.The first strictly American hardwood species, Hickory is the hardest, heaviest, and strongest American wood. Its natural color is white to a reddish brown with fine brown lines. It stains and finishes well.

Cherry

Cherry

Cherry trees belong to the rose family. American Cherry wood varies from rich reddish brown to creamy white. The color of Cherry hardwood will darken over time as it is exposed to light.

Cabreuva

Cabreuva

Cabreuva (Santos Mahogany) has a medium color range, varying between a light orange brown with yellowish overtones to a dark reddish purplish brown.

Poplar

Poplar

Yellow poplar sapwood is white, sometimes with stripes; the heartwood is usually tan, but can range from greenish brown to dark green, purple, black, blue and yellow. The wood is straight grained, uniform in texture and moderate to light weight. Poplar paints, stains, and finishes very well.

Other wood species are available upon request.

Color may vary from sample shown below. 

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