ASH, WHITE (Fraxinsus americana) - Strong, stiff, bendable, ideal for sport and athletic
equipment. 4/4, 8/4.
BASSWOOD (Tilia americana) - Lightweight, even
grained, soft, works great for carving. 4/4, 8/4, 16/4.
CEDAR, AROMATIC RED (Juniperus virginiana) - Used primarily in
closets and cedar chests for its tendency to thwart moths.
CHERRY (Prunus serotina) - Strong, fine
grained, used in fine furniture making. 4/4, 5/4, 8/4.
MAHOGANY, AFRICAN (Khaya ivorensis) - Ribbon figured
grain, used in boat building, furniture, and woodworking.
MAHOGANY, HONDURAN (Swietenia macrophylla) - Traditional
favorite for Victorian and turn-of-the-century pieces.
MAPLE, HARD (Acer saccharum) - High density, even
grained, used for butcher blocks, turns great. 4/4, 5/4, 8/4.
MAPLE, SOFT (Acer rubrum) - Softer in texture
than hard maple, widely used throughout the cabinet industry. 4/4/, 8/4.
OAK, RED (Quercus rubra) - Probably the most
diversely used wood. Great for flooring, furniture, cabinets, and general
construction. 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4.
OAK, WHITE (Quercus Alba) - Strong, fine
grained, great for boat work due to its tight cell structure. 4/4, 5/4,
OAK, WHITE - Quarter Sawn - Cut 90 degrees to
the pith of the tree, splitting the cells, providing a beautiful and
distinctive pattern. 4/4.
PINE, EASTERN WHITE (Pinus strobus) - Soft, even grained,
used for furniture making. 4/4, 8/4.
POPLAR (Liriedendron tulipifera) - Even grained, medium
density, works well, paints and stains well. 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4, 12/4,
TEAK (Tectona grandis) - The favorite of the
boat woods due to its beautiful grain and high oil content. 1/2, 4/4, 5/4,
WALNUT (Juglans nigra) - Stong, stable,
prized for generations by woodworkers. 4/4, 5/4, 8/4