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

Thank you for your interest in Douglas Fir wood flooring. If you have any questions or would like a free in home consultation, please contact Woody’s Hardwood Flooring today.

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

Thank you for your interest in Red Oak wood flooring. If you have any questions or would like a free in home consultation please contact Woody’s Hardwood Flooring today.