Hardwood

Temperate and tropical, available rough sawn or machined to profile.

Ash (American)

Ash (American)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is light coloured to nearly white. Heartwood varies from greyish brown to light brown to pale yellow streaked brown. Generally straight grained with a coarse uniform texture.

Durability – Non durable
Price Guide – Low/Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, High Class Joinery, Interior Panelling, Mouldings, Kitchen Cabinets

Beech (European Steamed)

Beech (European Steamed)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is pale pink. Heartwood varies from pink to reddish brown with an attractive flecked figure. Generally straight grained with a fine and even texture.

Durability – Perishable
Price Guide – Low/Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Interior joinery, Shop-fitting

Cherry (American)

Cherry (American)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is a creamy white colour. Heartwood varies from rich red to reddish brown and darkens on exposure to light. Fine straight grained with a smooth texture that may contain brown pith flecks.

Durability – Moderately durable
Price Guide – Medium/High
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Fine furniture, High Class Joinery, Interior Panelling,Mouldings, Kitchens, Shop-fitting

Idigbo (West African)

Idigbo (West African)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood and Heartwood are pale yellow to yellowish brown. Generally straight to irregular or interlocked grain with a medium to fairly coarse and uneven texture.

Durability – Durable
Price Guide – Low/Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Flooring, Furniture, High Class Joinery, Windows & Doors

Iroko (West African)

Iroko (West African)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is white to yellow. Heartwood is light yellow to golden brown when first cut, darkening with exposure to air. Irregular and interlocking grain with a coarse but even texture.

Durability –  Very durable
Price Guide – Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

External furniture, Interior & Exterior Joinery, Windows, Boat Building

Jelutong (Far Eastern)

Jelutong (Far Eastern)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood and Heartwood are a creamy white to pale straw colour. Straight grained with a fine and even texture.

Durability –  Non durable
Price Guide – Medium
Available Thickness – 25/38/50/75mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Pattern making, Model making

Lime (American)

Lime (American)

DESCRIPTION

Pale white to light brown colour, with sapwood not clearly defined. Growth rings tend to be subtle, and colour is mostly uniform throughout the face grain of the wood.

Durability – Non durable
Price Guide – Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Mouldings, Kitchens, Internal joinery

Maple (American)

Maple (American)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is creamy white with a slight reddish brown tinge. Heartwood varies from light to dark brown. The wood is generally straight grained and has a close fine texture.

Durability –  Non durable
Price Guide – Medium/High
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Interior joinery, Kitchens, Panelling, Worktops and Table Tops

Meranti (Far Eastern)

Meranti (Far Eastern)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is pinkish. Heartwood is dark brown to deep red. Typically the grain is interlocked with a rather coarse texture.

Durability –  Moderately durable
Price Guide – Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Construction, Internal and External Joinery, Windows, Doors, Shop-fitting

Oak (American White)

Oak (American White)

DESCRIPTION

Similar in colour to European Oak. Sapwood is lighter than Heartwood which is light to dark brown. Mainly straight grained with a medium to coarse texture.

Durability –  Durable
Price Guide – Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Flooring, Doors, Kitchens, Shop-fitting, Internal Joinery

Oak (European) - 240 mm+ Stock Available

Oak (European) - 240 mm+ Stock Available

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is lighter than the Heartwood which is yellowish brown to deep brown. Usually straight grained with a mild texture.

Durability –  Durable
Price Guide – Medium/High
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Panelling, Doors, Flooring, High Class Internal and External Joinery

Poplar (American)

Poplar (American)

DESCRIPTION

Also known as Tulipwood, sapwood is creamy white and may be streaked. The Heartwood varies from pale yellowish brown to olive green. The wood is straight grained and has a medium to fine texture.

Durability – Non Durable
Price Guide – Low
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Mouldings, Kitchens, Internal joinery

Sapele (West African)

Sapele (West African)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood and Heartwood is medium to dark reddish brown. Typically the grain is interlocked with a moderately fine texture.

Durability – Moderately Durable
Price Guide – Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Doors, Windows, Shop-fitting, Internal Joinery

Teak (Myanmar)

Teak (Myanmar)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is white to pale yellow. Heartwood is golden brown darkening on exposure to light. The wood is generally straight grained and has a medium texture.

Durability – Very Durable
Price Guide – High
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Garden Furniture, Boat building, Decking, External and Internal joinery

Utile (West African)

Utile (West African)

DESCRIPTION

Sapwood is light brown. Heartwood is medium to dark reddish brown.
The grain is broadly interlocked with a medium texture.

Durability – Durable
Price Guide – Medium
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Cabinet Work, Doors, Windows, Shop-fitting, Internal and External Joinery

Walnut (American Black)

Walnut (American Black)

DESCRIPTION

The Sapwood is usually narrow and pale in colour, the Heartwood varying in colour from rich chocolate-brown to a purplish black. The grain has a  fine even texture but is rather coarse.

Durability – Moderately Durable
Price Guide – Medium/High
Available Thickness – 25/32/38/50/63/75/100mm
Available Width – Up to 300mm

APPLICATION

Furniture, Interior Joinery, Flooring

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