Hardwood Properties


Light brown colour, strong, hard, tough, open-grained.


Superb stability, good strength properties, easy workability and outstanding resistance to decay and rot.


Sapwood of Hard Maple lumber is most commonly used rather than its heartwood. Color ranges from nearly white, to an off-white cream color, sometimes with a reddish or golden hue.


Strength results on the properties of Bamboo reveal it is one of the strongest wood available.


A light-colored species with an open grain and a coarse texture similar to oak, Ash is relatively dense with good working and finishing properties.


Varies from tan to brownish-red. not one commercially available wood can match it in the combination of hardness, bending strength, stiffness, and shock resistance.


Pine is a soft, white or pale yellow wood which is light weight, straight grained and lacks figure. It resists shrinking and swelling.


Grain is usually straight, but can be irregular. Rated as very durable in terms of decay resistance.


Birch wood is fine-grained and pale in color, often with an attractive satin-like sheen. Easy to work with power tools because of it's hardness.


Usually straight grained and coarse textured but can have an irregular or wavy grain. High bending strength and high stiffness plus a very high shock resistance.


Its reddish-brown color darkens over time, and displays a reddish sheen when polished. It has excellent workability, and is very durable.

Other Woods

We work with a wide variety of woods. Give us a call if you are interested in something specific.