Wood Species Guide

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Red Oak

Janka Rating: 1290

  • Pinkish undertones light cream to brown

  • Moderate to heavy grain patterns 

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White Oak

Janka Rating: 1370

  • Grey, gold to brown undertones

  • Moderate linear grain patterns

  • Good for on site finishing, the hard grain accepts stain evenly 

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Maple

Janka Rating: 1450

  • White to pale cream, color varies by board

  • Grain is barely visible with pattern being uniform straight lines to curly.

  • Not suitable for on site finish because the grain varies from soft to hard.

  • It must be conditioned and treated properly to accept stain  

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Birch

Janka Rating: 1260

  • Janka Rating: 1290

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Walnut

Janka Rating: 1010

  • Janka Rating: 1290

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Hickory

Janka Rating: 1820

  • Janka Rating: 1290

pacific acacia
Acacia

Janka Rating: 1700

  • Janka Rating: 1290

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Asia Hevea

Janka Rating: 960

  • Janka Rating: 1290

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Eucalyptus

Janka Rating: 1125

  • Janka Rating: 1290

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Sapeli

Janka Rating: 1410

  • Janka Rating: 1290