COLOR: Light brown to dark reddish brown.
GRAIN: High in character, with ingrown bark and mineral streaks. Most commonly used in flooring as end-grain block, which has small irregular cracks radiating across the grain.
HARDNESS (JANKA): 2345; 82% harder than Northem red oak.
DIMENSIONAL STABILITY: Excellent (change coeffi�cient .00129; 65% more stable than red oak).
DURABILITY: Dense and very strong. End-grain cut has excellent resistance to abrasion and shock.
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