/ SOFT MAPLE
Maple is strong, heavy and closed grain wood which
is creamy white with a reddish brown cast in the
heart wood. Mineral streaks of brown, black, red and
other colors are often found in maple and are not
considered to be defects in the wood. Maple is
uniform in texture and an excellent choice for
lighter color stains.
Oak has prominent open grain. The sapwood varies
from a white/gray-brown to a pale red/brown. Red Oak
is an excellent choice for medium to darker stains.
White Oak has an open grain which varies from white
light brown sapwood to gray dark brown heartwood.
White Oak is an excellent choice for medium to
is considered to be an elegant wood with a light
red/brown coloring featuring small gum pockets which
produce distinctive markings. The sapwood varies
from a white to a light yellow/brown. The grain is
typically straight, strong and hard. Cherry has a
tendency to age more than most other hard woods.
Cherry is an excellent choice with clear top coat
Mahogany is strong and straight grained. Mahogany
varies from light red or yellow/brown to a rich dark
red. Mahogany tends to age significantly to a deeper
more uniform red/maroon.
Paint Grade is a blend of close grain woods (poplar,
birch, and/or maple) and
non-select for color or grain patterns. Paint Grade
is an excellent choice for solid