Hardwoods

Our rustic grade highlights the beautiful natural character of the species. Color variation, gum streaks, sound knots, pin knots and worm holes are all a part of the grade.The samples you see here are only a partial listing of what we offer. Please contact your sales representative to request additional information on these or other species.

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Rustic Cherry

Prunus serotina

Rustic Cherry is pulled from Michigan and Pennsylvania for it’s character. It will yield no less than #1Com with sound cuttings (unlike clear-face cuttings in the standard grading rules). The sound characters will include gum streaks, sound knots, excessive pin knots, and pin knot clusters. Color will include a full rage of colors inherent to Cherry. The color will be a minimum of 60% heartwood in varying shades of red on the sound character face with the reverse side up to 100% sapwood.

Rustic Hard Maple

Acer saccharum

Rustic Hard Maple is pulled for it’s character. It will yield no less than a #1Com with sound cuttings (unlike clear-face cuttings in the standard grading rules). The sound characters will include sound knots and pin knots. The color will include a full range of color inherent in Hard Maple. It will also include mineral streaks and spots.

Rustic Hickory

Carya spp.

Rustic Hickory is pulled for it’s character. It will yield no less than a #1Com with sound cuttings (unlike clear-face cuttings in the standard grading rules). The sound characters will include bird pecks, sound knots, and pin knots. The color will include a full range of color inherent in Hickory. Runs 80% to 100% heartwood on the sound character face with heavy streaking from bird pecks.

Rustic Red Oak

Quercus rubra

Rustic Red Oak is pulled for it’s character. It will yield no less than #1Com with sound cuttings (unlike clear-face cuttings in the standard grading rules). The sound characters will include sound knots (1/2” in average diameter or less), and excessive pin knots. It can also include some pieces with heavy worm holes in addition to these sound characters. The color will include a full range of color inherent in Red Oak and including some mineral streaks.