American Ash is a fairly dense wood known for its strength and prominent grain patterns. It is generally a sort of golden white, but it is common to find ash with a nice brown contrast in the center.
Cherry has been a favored wood for furniture and interior panels. It can be polished to a deep, glowing red hue that darkens in age. Cherry wood has distinctive, yet subtle close-grained patterns. Its stains vary from its natural color to nearly black.
Hickory is becoming more popular in flooring. It has a distinctive grain pattern and color variation. This wood is a great choice for the floors of active households, because it is very hard and durable. It gives a nice "country" feel to any room.
Maple is a favorite amongst woodworkers and is an excellent general-purpose wood for a variety of projects. It is fairly hard and has a natural light-color. Maple finishes well with lighter stains, but has a tough time taking darker stains.
Birch is a lot like maple, with a splash of white oak. Birch and maple look similar in both color and grain pattern, but birch is a bit more dense and has fine straws visible on its face like oak.
Eastern White Pine varies in color from a light tan to pale brown. It is a very soft wood, and requires a little extra care to avoid scratches and dents, but can provide a beautiful rustic look at a low cost.
Poplar is a light cream to yellowish-brown wood with distinguishing streaks of green and grey. It grows tall and fast, so it can often be finished at lengths over 12', making it a great choice for trim or baseboards. As a softer wood, Poplar is great for all types of woodworking projects. It typically has a straight grain with moderate texture.
Red Oak flooring is one of the most popular used in America. Red Oak comes in a variety of stain colors from light to dark. The grain can be heavier or lighter depending on how the board is cut. It is highly resistant to dents and deep scratches and has attention grabbing grain patterns.
Black Walnut is known for its striking darkness and its tendency to produce stunning patterns at crotches or the base of branches. This wood is very popular amongst furniture builders.
White Oak is a light-to-medium brown wood. It's less porous than red oak, resulting in a wood that is dense and durable and useful in a wide variety of applications. This species is easy to work with and is great for furniture, cabinets, flooring, and trim. It's also commonly used to build or repair boats, as its tight pores make it nearly impervious to water.
These species account for the vast majority of our inventory, but every once in a while, we'll bring in logs of other varieties, such as elm, butternut, and basswood. If what you're looking for isn't listed here, there's a chance we have a little bit in stock, so get in touch with us to inquire.
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