Straight grain with a coarse texture. Generally, works and finishes well, but timbers from the northern growing region will be more consistent in colour and have a finer texture. Density 600kg/m3.
The most common hardwood in North America. The tree matures at about 70 feet (21m) in height and a trunk of 36 inches (914mm).
Light brown with a reddish tinge.
Furniture, cabinets, flooring, accessories, kitchens.