Proudly made in the U.S.A.

Wood Specie Selection Guide

 

 

Rustic Alder

  • Fine light grain pattern with knots and other rustic features
  • Soft, with low shock resistance or stiffness
  • Popular for rustic and craftsman decorating styles.

 

 

Cherry

  • Fine uniform grain with black mineral streaks and light gum spots.
  • Gradually darkens over time
  • Moderate hardness
  • Popular for most decorating styles

Maple

  • Uniform fine grain & texture
  • Hard, with high shock resistance
  • Popular for most decorating styles

Oak

  • Prominent grain pattern
  • Very hard with high shock resistance
  • Popular for craftsman and mission decorating styles

Hickory

  • Vibrant, unpredictable grain patterns
  • Very hard with high shock resistance
  • Popular for most decorating styles

Rustic Hickory

  • Vibrant unpredictable grain pattern, knots and other rustic characteristics
  • Very hard with high shock resistance
  • Popular for rustic and craftsman decorating styles

Painted Maple

  • Uniform fine grain and texture (Paints only)
  • Center panels and slab drawer fronts are MDF
  • Very hard with high shock resistance but can develop joint fractures over time.
  • Popular for most styles

Select Alder

  • Fine light grain pattern without the knots and other rustic features
  • Soft, with low shock resistance or stiffness
  • Popular for most styles

 

MDF

  • Medium density fibercore (paints only)
  • Very hard with high shock resistance, single piece will not expand and contract with seasonal changes like hardwood
  • Popular for most styles

Rustic Alder

CherryMaple

Oak

Hickory

Rustic Hickory

Painted Maple

Select Alder

MDF