Cork

Appearance:
Color: Varies from light to dark; many colors available depending on manufacturer.
Grain: Distinctive look unlike wood – cork is actually the bark of a type of oak.

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: Varies.
Dimensional Stability: Cork reacts quickly, sometimes within hours, to changes in moisture. (Typical dimensional stability measurements do not apply to cork’s composite construction)
Origin: Spain and Portugal

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Pine

Appearance:
Color: Heartwood varies from light yellow/orange to reddish brown or yellowish brown; sapwood is light tan to yellowish white.
Grain: Closed, with high figuring; patterns range from clear to knotty.

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: Loblolly and shortleaf 690 (47% softer than Northern red oak); longleaf 870 (33% softer than Northern red oak)
Dimensional Stability: Above average (7.5; 13% more stable than Northern red oak).
Origin: North America

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Douglas Fir


Appearance:
Color: Heartwood is yellowish tan to light brown. Sapwood is tan to white. Heartwood may be confused with that of Southern yellow pine. Radical color change upon exposure to sunlight.
Grain: Normally straight, with occasional waxy or spiral texture. Nearly all fir flooring is vertical-grain or riftsawn clear-grade material.

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: 660 (49% softer than Northern red oak).
Dimensional Stability: Above average (7.3; 15% more stable than Northern red oak).
Origin: North America

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Birch


Appearance:
Color: In yellow birch (B. alleghaniensis), sapwood is creamy yellow or pale white; heartwood is light redish brown tinged with red. In sweet birch (B. lenta), sapwood is light colored and hearwood is dark brown tinged with red.
Grain: Medium figuring, straight, closed grain, even texture. Occasional curly grain or wavy figure in some boards.

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: Yellow: 1260 (2% softer than Northern red oak).
Dimensional Stability: Average (Yellow: 9.5; 10% less stable than Northern red oak).
Origin:North America

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White Oak


Appearance:
Color: Heartwood is light brown; some boards may have a pinkish tine or a slight grayish cast. Sapwood is white to cream.  
Grain: Open, with longer rays than red oak. Occasional crotches, swirls or burls. Plainsawn boards have a plumed or flared grain appearance; riftsawn has a tighter grin pattern, low figuring; quartersawn has a

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: 1210 (6% softer than Northern red oak)
Dimensional Stability: Average (10.5; 22 % less stable than red oak)
Origin:North America

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Walnut

Appearance:
Color: Heartwood ranges from a deep, rich dark brown to a purplish black. Sapwood is nearly white to tan. Difference between heartwood and sapwood color is great; some flooring manufacturers steam lumber to bleed the darker hardwood color into the sapwood resulting in a more uniform color. .
Grain: Mostly straight and open, but some boards have burled or curly grain. Arrangement of pores is similar to hickories and persimmon, but pores are similar in size.

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: 1010 (22% softer than Northern red oak)
Dimensional Stability: Average (7.8; 9% more stable than Northern red oak).
Origin: North America

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Cherry


Appearance:
Color: Heartwood is light to dark reddish brown, lustrous; sapwood is light brown to pale with a light pinkish tone. Some flooring manufacturers steam lumber to bleed the darker heartwood color into the sapwood resulting in a more uniform color. Color darkens significantly with age.
Grain: Fine, frequently wavy, uniform texture. Distinctive flake pattern on true quartersawn surfaces. Texture is satiny with some gum pockets.

Properties:

Hardness/Janka: 950 (26% softer than Northern red oak).
Dimensional Stability: Above average (7.1; 17% more stable than Northern red oak).
Origin:North America

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Hickory


Appearance:
Color: Heartwood is tan or reddish; sapwood is white to cream, with fine brown lines..
Grain: Closed, with moderate definition; somewhat rough textured. .

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: 1820 (41% harder than Northern red oak).
Dimensional Stability: Average (8.9; 3% less stable than Northern red oak).
Origin: North America

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Red Oak


Appearance:
Color: Heartwood and sapwood are similar, with sapwood lighter in color. Most pieces have reddish tone. Slightly redder than white oak.
Grain: Open, slightly coarser more porous) than white oak. Plainsawn boards have a plumed or flared grain appearance; riftsawn has a tighter grain pattern, low figuring; quartersawn has a flake pattern, sometimes called tiger rays or butterflies.

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: Northern: 1290 (benchmark) Southern: Below average (1060; 18% softer than Northern red oak)
Dimensional Stability: Northern: Average (8.6). Southern: Below average (11.3; 31 % less stable than Northern red oak)
Origin: North America

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Maple


Appearance:
Color: Heartwood is creamy white to light reddish brown; sapwood is pale to creamy white.
Grain: Closed, subdues grain, with medium figuring and uniform texture. Occasionally shows quilted, fiddleback, curly or bird’s-eye figuring. Figured boards often culled during grading and sold at premium.

Properties:
Hardness/Janka: 1450 (12% harder than Northern red oak).
Dimensional Stability: Average (9.9; 15% less stable than Northern red oak).
Origin: North America