Wood

Although current trends influence the popularity of some woods over others, you are not limited to the choices below. If the species of wood you are interested in is not listed, please contact us to check its availability—we can most likely get it for you.

POPULAR WOOD
The majority of these woods are also available in knotty/rustic varieties.

MAPLE
Appearance: close grain and fine texture
Color: ranges from white to light brown tones depending on the grade chosen, accepts glazes well
Durability: very hard, dent resistant

 
 

 

ALDER
Appearance: fine, close grain
Color: reddish brown, accepts a wide range of finishes
Durability: moderately soft

 

CHERRY
Appearance: straight grain with small dark gum (sap) flecks that add interest
Color: reddish-brown that darkens with age and exposure to light, accepts a wide range of finishes
Durability: moderately hard

 

 

WALNUT
Appearance: tight grain with open pores
Color: ranges from creamy white to deep brown, often finished naturally
Durability: moderately hard

 

OAK
Appearance: distinctive, wavy-grain pattern
Color: ranges from a light reddish-tan to medium brown tones depending on the grade chosen, accepts a wide range of finishes
Durability: heavy, very hard, dent resistant

 

 

POPLAR
Appearance: straight grain with even texture
Color: white to yellow in color, often used for paint grade finishes because of its smooth grain and affordability
Durability: soft

 

 

HICKORY
Appearance: open, fine grain
Color: extreme variations that range from white and tan to reddish-brown, accepts medium to dark stains and is often finished naturally
Durability: heavy, very hard, dent resistant

 

View:
   • Cabinet Construction
   • Door Styles
   • Finishes
   • Knobs & Accessories: including knobs, molding, ognanization hardware etc.

 

Color Disclaimer:
Actual colors of finishes and wood may vary slightly due to the nature of photography and individual computer monitor calibration settings.
Contact us to view samples before making a final decision.

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