Hardwoods

Cherry

Prunus serotina

Cherry is a wood that you may want to leave in the sunlight to darken for a few days. It will shift from a pale, pinkish red to a deep, reddish brown. The color change is quick at first, visible day to day, but slows gradually. Its tree reaches to heights of 100 feet, averaging 80 feet and 24 inches in diameter. Cherry is a classic, tasteful American hardwood often used for furniture and paneling.

Black Walnut

Juglans nigra

Walnut comes in many varieties, but American black walnut is one of the most prominent. Its tree is a moderate size, reaching up to 100 feet tall and 5 feet in diameter. A very popular fine furniture wood, it is light, beautiful, and works easily. The color of black walnut ranges from a chocolate to dark brown. This perennial favorite is a truly refined classic.

Brazilian Acacia

Acacia galpinii

Brazilian Acacia is an exotic hardwood gown in South America. It is very dense and durable, creating a rigid construction for rings made with it. The grain pattern varies widely in color and shape, often having two to four colors in one piece of lumber. The tree grows up to a height of 100 feet and a diameter of 3 feet. This beautiful exotic wood is an excellent choice for large amounts of color and character.