Information about Wood

Appalachian Red Oak

     The natural color of Red Oak ranges from reddish brown to a decided reddish tinge, particularly near knots. Its color is warm and pleasant and its figure is especially attractive in novelty finish presentations. Red Oak is hard and heavy, with medium bending strength, stiffness and high crushing strength.

Appalachian White oak

    The natural color of white oak ranges from a light brown with a grayish of the heartwood. The wood has good color, a naturally attractive figure and a fine texture for a coarse-grained wood together with a natural resilience and warmth. White Oak is hard and heavy, with medium bending strength, stiffness and high crushing strength.

Appalachian Ash

    Ash has properties particularly suitable for furniture. It possesses sufficient strength and hardness but is not too hard to work satisfactorily. It holds its shape well. It exhibits a good figure and takes an excellent finish. Our Ash is medium textured and light colored.

Yellow Poplar (Tulipwood)

    Yellow poplar is suited to the manufacture of any wood product that does not require the ultimate in hardness and strength. It has an excellent surface for talking anf holding paint or anamel for a permanent finish that is not equaled by most hardwoods.

Appalachian Cherry

    Cherry is noted for its superior atmospheric- moisture tesistance qualities, shrinking and swelling less a holding the finish better than any other wood. There is no other cabinet wood more free from warping propensities.

Appalachian Black Walnut

    American Walnut has an endless variety of figures, most of which are a distinct walnut type seldom seen in other woods. the natural coloring of walnut is characteristically light and warm and is so nearly neutral that is harmonizes with any kind of decorative color scheme. Known throughout the ages as the Royal Cabinet Wood, Walnut has all the desirable properties for an all-purpose wood.