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The sapwood is light-colored to nearly white and the heartwood varies from grayish or light-brown, to pale yellow streaked with brown. The wood is generally straight-grained with coarse uniform texture. 

ASH

The heartwood of cherry varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken with age and on exposure to light. In contrast the sapwood is creamy white. The wood has a fine uniform straight grain, satiny, smooth texture.

CHERRY

The sapwood is creamy white with a slight reddish brown tinge and the heartwood varies from light to dark reddish brown. The wood has a close fine, uniform texture and is generally straight-grained.

HARD MAPLE

The sapwood is white to light brown and the heartwood is a pinkish reddish brown. The wood is mostly straight-grained, with coarse texture.

RED OAK

The sapwood is creamy white and may be streaked, with the heartwood varying from pale yellowish brown to olive green. The wood has a medium to fine texture and is straight-grained: has a comparatively uniform texture.

POPLAR

The sapwood is creamy white, while the heartwood is light brown to dark chocolate brown, occasionally with purplish cast and darker streaks. The wood is generally straight-grained, but sometimes with wavy or curly grain.

WALNUT

Species List

HICKORY / PECAN

The sapwood is white, tinged with inconspicuous fine brown lines while the heartwood is pale to reddish brown. Both are coarse-textured and the grain line is fine, usually straight but can be wavy or irregular

WHITE OAK

The sapwood is light colored and the heartwood is light to dark brown. It is mostly straight –grained with a medium to coarse texture.

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