American Woods

Wood Species Density (kg/m³) Hardness (Janka Scale) Color Grain Pattern Stability
Oak 670 - 770 1290 - 1360 Light to medium brown with a reddish hue Straight and coarse Moderately stable
Maple 610 - 830 1450 - 1500 Pale to light reddish-brown Straight and fine Stable
Walnut 560 - 640 1010 - 1090 Dark brown to purplish-black Straight to wavy Moderately stable
Cherry 500 - 630 950 - 995 Reddish-brown to reddish-pink Straight and fine Moderately stable
Hickory 670 - 770 1820 - 2020 Pale to medium brown Straight to wavy Less stable
Ash 590 - 710 1320 - 1430 Creamy white to light brown Straight and coarse Stable