Pre-Finished Solid Hardwood 3 1/4"



Canadian Maple
Acer Saccharum


Maple…aka Sugar Maple, Hard Maple, Eastern Hard Maple, Canadian Maple

Colour: Heartwood is creamy white to light/dark brown. Sapwood is pale to creamy white.

Grain: Closed subdued grain with medium figuring and uniform texture. Some boards exhibit birds eye, fiddle back, and quilted figuring.

Janka Hardness: 1450 lbs of dent resistance…12% harder than Red Oak

Finishing: Finishes well when left natural, does not stain uniformly.

Notes: A contemporary wood, will amber over time with exposure to UV light.

 









Red Oak
Quercus rubra


Red Oak: aka Northern Red Oak, Southern Red Oak, Canadian Red Oak.

Colour: Sapwood lighter in color than heartwood with most pieces showing a reddish to pink tone.

Grain: Coarse, open grain wood. Plain sawn exhibits plumed or flared grain. Growth rings highly visible. Riftsawn exhibits linear appearance and less figure; quarter sawn shows medullary rays and more prominent flaking.

Janka Hardness: 1290 lbs of dent resistance.

Finishing: Stains and finishes well. Strong contrast between spring and summer wood due to porous nature of the species.

Notes: a commodity wood species used throughout the flooring industry.

 





North American Cherry
Prunus Serotina


NA Cherry: aka American Cherry, Black Cherry, Rum Cherry, Wild Cherry.

Colour: Heartwood is light red to dark reddish brown colour; sapwood is light brown to pale with some pinkish tone.

Grain: Fine, uniformly textured grain, with frequent wavy appearance. Some gum and pitch pocket; smooth satin like texture to wood surface.

Janka Hardness: 950 lbs of dent resistance….26% softer than Red Oak.

Finishing: Sands and finishes well.

Notes: Light sensitive species that darkens upon exposure to UV light.

 



 

North American Walnut

Juglans Nigra


NA Walnut: aka Black Walnut. Found throughout the Eastern US and Ontario.

Colour: Heartwood ranges from deep rich dark brown to a purplish black. Sapwood ranges from white to tan.

Grain: Mostly straight open grain with some burl and curly grain.

Janka Hardness: 1010 lbs of dent resistance…22 % softer than Red Oak.

Finishing: Finishes well with deep, rich, dark color.

Notes: Walnut will fade over time with exposure to UV light.

 





Exotic Species

 



Birch & Hickory



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