Category: Domestic Wood

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White Oak

White Oak (scientific name: Quercusalba) has a heartwood of light to medium brown color with an olive cast. Sapwood is almost white to light brown and not clearly distinguishable from the heartwood. Its texture is coarse and uneven, and grain is straight.

White Oak is commonly found in eastern United States. It is very durable.

Janka Hardness :

5,990 N (1,350 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

755 kg/m3 (47 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Good results achieved with either hand tools or machine tools.Turns well and responds well to steam bending. It is good with glues and stains, and finishes well. Moderate to high shrinkage value results in poor dimensional stability, particularly in flat cut/sawn boards. Prone to reacting with iron, especially when wet), which causes discoloration and staining.

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White Ash

White Ash, also called American White Ash (scientific name: Fraxinusamericana),has a heartwood of light to medium brown color. Sapwood tends to be wide and of a beige or light color. Its texture is medium to coarse and like that of oak.

White Ash is commonly found in Eastern North America. It is perishable, not resistant to insects and only slightly durable for decay.

Janka Hardness :

5,870 N (1,320 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

675 kg/m3 (42 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Good results can be achieved with either hand tools or machine tools. It is good with glues and stains, and finishes well. Responds well to steam bending.

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Walnut

Walnut, also called Black Walnut (scientific name: Juglansnigra), has a heartwood of pale brown to dark brown color with dark brown streaks. Sapwood is pale yellow-grey to white. Figured grain patterns are also present. Its texture is medium, luster is moderate and grain is generally straight but may be slightly irregular.

Walnut is commonly found in eastern United States. It is very durable for resisting decay but prone to insect attack.

Janka Hardness :

4,490 N(1,010 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

610 kg/m3(38 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Easy to work with if the grain is straight and regular. If grain is irregular or figured, surface pieces can suffer tear-out during planing.It is good with glues and stains(even if staining is unlikely),and finishes well.Responds well to steam bending.

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Soft Maple

Soft Maple, (genus: Acer) is not a distinct species of maple (see Hard Maple). It is a commercial lumber term used to distinguish between Hard Maple and other types of maple.

Soft maple is commonly found in temperate regions of North America.

Janka Hardness :

4,230 N (700 to 950 lbf) depending on species

Average Dried Weight :

485 to 610 kg/m3 (30.2 to 38.0 lbs/ft3) depending on species

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Rift Cut White Oak

White Oak (scientific name: Quercusalba) has a heartwood of light to medium brown color with an olive cast. Sapwood is almost white to light brown and not clearly distinguishable from the heartwood. Its texture is coarse and uneven, and grain is straight.

White Oak is commonly found in eastern United States. It is very durable.

Janka Hardness :

5,990 N (1,350 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

755 kg/m3 (47 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Good results achieved with either hand tools or machine tools.Turns well and responds well to steam bending. It is good with glues and stains, and finishes well. Moderate to high shrinkage value results in poor dimensional stability, particularly in flat cut/sawn boards. Prone to reacting with iron, especially when wet), which causes discoloration and staining.

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Rift Cut Red Oak

Red Oak (scientific name: Quercusrubra) has a heartwood of light to medium brown color, with a reddish cast. Sapwood is nearly white to light brown and not clearly distinguishable from the heartwood. Its texture is coarse and uneven, and grain is straight. Quarter cut/sawn sections have prominent ray fleck patterns.

Red Oak is commonly found in south eastern Canada and north eastern United States. It is not durable for heartwood decay.

Janka Hardness :

5,430 N (1,220 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

700 kg/m3 (44 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Good results achieved with either hand tools or machine tools.Turns well and responds well to steam bending. It is good with glues and stains and finishes well.Moderate to high shrinkage value results in poor dimensional stability, particularly in flat cut/sawn boards. Prone to reacting with iron, especially when wet, which causes discoloration and staining.

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Red Oak

Red Oak (scientific name: Quercusrubra) has a heartwood of light to medium brown color, with a reddish cast. Sapwood is nearly white to light brown and not clearly distinguishable from the heartwood. Its texture is coarse and uneven, and grain is straight. Quarter cut/sawn sections have prominent ray fleck patterns.

Red Oak is commonly found in south eastern Canada and north eastern United States. It is not durable for heartwood decay.

Janka Hardness :

5,430 N (1,220 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

700 kg/m3 (44 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Good results achieved with either hand tools or machine tools.Turns well and responds well to steam bending. It is good with glues and stains and finishes well.Moderate to high shrinkage value results in poor dimensional stability, particularly in flat cut/sawn boards. Prone to reacting with iron, especially when wet, which causes discoloration and staining.

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Qtr Cut White Oak

White Oak (scientific name: Quercusalba) has a heartwood of light to medium brown color with an olive cast. Sapwood is almost white to light brown and not clearly distinguishable from the heartwood. Its texture is coarse and uneven, and grain is straight.

White Oak is commonly found in eastern United States. It is very durable.

Janka Hardness :

5,990 N (1,350 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

755 kg/m3 (47 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Good results achieved with either hand tools or machine tools.Turns well and responds well to steam bending. It is good with glues and stains, and finishes well. Moderate to high shrinkage value results in poor dimensional stability, particularly in flat cut/sawn boards. Prone to reacting with iron, especially when wet), which causes discoloration and staining.

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Qtr Cut Walnut

Walnut, also called Black Walnut (scientific name: Juglansnigra), has a heartwood of pale brown to dark brown color with dark brown streaks. Sapwood is pale yellow-grey to white. Figured grain patterns are also present. Its texture is medium, luster is moderate and grain is generally straight but may be slightly irregular.

Walnut is commonly found in eastern United States. It is very durable for resisting decay but prone to insect attack.

Janka Hardness :

4,490 N(1,010 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

610 kg/m3(38 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Easy to work with if the grain is straight and regular. If grain is irregular or figured, surface pieces can suffer tear-out during planing.It is good with glues and stains(even if staining is unlikely),and finishes well.Responds well to steam bending.

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Qtr Cut Red Oak

Red Oak (scientific name: Quercusrubra) has a heartwood of light to medium brown color, with a reddish cast. Sapwood is nearly white to light brown and not clearly distinguishable from the heartwood. Its texture is coarse and uneven, and grain is straight. Quarter cut/sawn sections have prominent ray fleck patterns.

Red Oak is commonly found in south eastern Canada and north eastern United States. It is not durable for heartwood decay.

Janka Hardness :

5,430 N (1,220 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

700 kg/m3 (44 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Good results achieved with either hand tools or machine tools.Turns well and responds well to steam bending. It is good with glues and stains and finishes well.Moderate to high shrinkage value results in poor dimensional stability, particularly in flat cut/sawn boards. Prone to reacting with iron, especially when wet, which causes discoloration and staining.