WOOD SPECIES

 The examples listed below are of the raw wood material without paint, stain, or glaze. 
Specialty woods are available upon request

WHITE OAK

White oak is a strong and heavy hardwood. White oak is primarily straight-grained, with a medium and course texture. it's color varies from light to dark brown.

WALNUT

Walnut can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Color can sometimes have a grey, purple, or reddish cast. Walnut can have figured grain patterns such as curl, crotch, and burl. The grain is usually straight, but can be irregular. Has a medium texture and moderate natural luster.

SOFT MAPLE

Although considered a hardwood, soft maple is about 25% less hard than hard maple. In most respects, soft maple is very similar to hard maple. It is generally strait grained, predominately creamy white in color with occasional darker pitch flecks. Soft maple is ideal for taking on darker stains than hard maple

QUARTER SAWN WHITE OAK

White oak is a light to medium brown, commonly with an olive cast. Nearly white to light brown. Quartersawn sections display prominent ray fleck patterns. The grain is straight, with a coarse, uneven texture.

PINE

Pine is a soft wood with straight grain and may have some characteristic knots. Pine can coloring is light with little variation from creamy white to a light tan. Pine will mellow with age.

LYPTUS

Lyptus is a wood made from two species of eucalyptus trees. Lyptus is most often compared to maple because of it's close grained wood. This wood is harder in oak, and varies in color from light salmon to a deep red. 

KNOTTY ALDER

This wood is fairly straight-grained with a uniform texture, not unlike cherry. The color varies from a pale pinkish-brown to a light tan or honey color. Knotty alder is chosen for its rugged appearance. Knots will be random in size and distribution and will range from tight sound to split and open.

HARD MAPLE

Hard maple has a close, fine uniform texture and is generally straight grained. This makes hard maple ideal for light stain and paint. Natural maple is creamy white in color. Maple will exhibit random mineral streaks. These are deposits absorbed from the soil in which the tree grew. Grain can also exhibit a curly or birds-eye pattern.

CHERRY

Cherry hardwoods have a smooth texture, rich color and flowing grain patterns. In it's natural state, color satiation ranges from a barely white, to a pink, to dark brown. Small gum spots, pin holes,  pitch pockets, and mineral streaks are characteristic of cherry.

HICKORY

Hickory is the hardest, heaviest, and strongest of the American hardwoods. It is a relatively smooth wood chosen for is dramatic color variation, and it's prominent grain. Color within a single board can range from nearly white to medium brown. Bird pecks, small pin knots and mineral streaks are common.

CLEAR ALDER

Alder tends to be a light tan to reddish brown; color darkens and reddens with age. There is no visible distinction between heartwood and sapwood. The overall grain pattern and appearance is similar to Birch, though redder than Birch. The grain is generally straight, with a moderately fine, uniform texture.

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