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Wood Species


Hardwood Lumber and Millwork stocks 17 species of domestic hardwoods and 22 species of exotic woods. There is so much to know about each species, including grain characteristics, workability and even availability. Browse the selection below, then click on a picture to go to an expanded explanation about that species. You may discover a new-to-you wood that fits into your project plans. 

About this content--We’re pleased to share that much of the information shown below is from our own experience, various publications and the website, The volume of information collected on that site by Creator Eric Meier is simply amazing, and we frequently recommend it to our customers. If you need additional information about the woods presented here, or about any other wood,
be sure to check it out.

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