Ash

Birch

Beech

Brazilian

Cherry

Cypress

Hickory

Mahogany

Maple

(Red)Oak

Walnut

(White)Oak
 Oak (Red) (Quercus spp)

 Color: Heart and sapwood are similar with  sapwood lighter in color; most pieces have a  reddish tone. Slightly redder than white .

 Grain: Open, slightly coaser (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 oak, tiger rays or butterflies.

 Properties: Hardness: 1290 Janka  Table (benchmark) Durability: Stiff & dense,  resist  wear, less durable than white oak.