Hardwoods

We supply a wide variety of import woods provided by suppliers from around the world with whom we have developed the relationships and standards for consistent, high-quality hardwoods. Please contact your sales representative to request additional information on these or other species.

Download a copy of our Stock List (PDF 06/09/17)

Beech, European

Fagus sylvatica

Europe • The natural color varies from almost white to red brown, with little difference between sapwood and heartwood. The timber is straight grained with a fine even texture, and easily machines and sands to an excellent finish.

Cedar, Spanish

Cedrela odorata

South America • The heartwood is light red-brown in color with a pungent cedar odor. Texture is medium to fine.

Cumaru (South American Chestnut)

Dipteryx sp

South America • Fresh heartwood is reddish or purplish brown with streaks; upon exposure gradually becomes uniform light or yellowish brown. Texture is fine and appears oily.

Ipe

Tabebuia serratifolia

South America • Heartwood is olive brown to black and usually features striping. The sapwood is much lighter, usually white or yellow. The material is fine textured and appears oily; fine ripple marks may be present.

Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry)

Hymenaea courbaril

Mahogany, African

Khaya ivorensis

Tropical West, Central & East Africa • Heartwood varies from light to deep reddish brown. Grain straight to interlocked. Moderately course texture to medium.

Padauk, African

Pterocarpus soyauxii

Africa • The heartwood is a vivid blood red toning down to dark purple brown with red streaks upon exposure. Moderately coarse texture.

Red Grandis (eucalyptus grandis)

Uruguay, South America • This plantation-grown hardwood tree is a FSC-certified substitute for Genuine Mahogany. It is straight grained with a consistent medium pink color.

Sapele

Entandrophragma cylindricum

Africa • The heartwood has a medium to dark reddish color, characterized by a well-defined ribbon striped figure on quartered surfaces. Texture is fairly fine.