COLOR: Dark reddish brown.
GRAIN: Striped figuring in quartersawn selections; texture is even and vety fine.
HARDNESS (JANKA): 2200; 71% harder than Northern red oak.
DIMENSIONAL STABIUTY: Above average (change coefficient .00238; 36% more stable than red oak).
IMAGE FINISH:Top portion is finished with water-base urethane; bottom with oil-modified polyurethane.