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Types of Dark Wood

Ash
Ash

Ash can be differentiated from hickory (pecan) which it also resembles, by white dots in the darker summerwood which can be seen with the naked eye. Ash burls have a twisted, interwoven figure. Uses: Ash is widely used for structural frames and steam bent furniture pieces.

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Beech
Beech

BEECH: The American beech is a single species which grows in the eastern half of the United States. Properties & Uses: Beech is a hard, strong, heavy wood with tiny pores and large conspicuous medullary rays, similar in appearance to maple.

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Birch
Birch

Birch wood is always a light shade, but the color varies depending on the species. White birch wood is light with a brown flame pattern near the center, yellow birch wood is light golden brown, and red birch wood looks similar to white birch but with a light red tint.

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Cedar
Cedar

Wood lacquer is the best choice for any interior dark-stained cedar. It can be sprayed or brushed on. Lacquer dries quickly, making it the most efficient of all the available coatings, but cannot be used for exterior cedar. The lacquer formula is thinner than other coatings, and will penetrate faster.

Cherry
Cherry

Natural cherry wood is perhaps the most prized furniture hardwood in America. Easily our most popular seller, cherry wood is a smooth-grained, reddish-brown hardwood that comes from the American Black Cherry fruit tree.

Fibreboard
Fibreboard

Medium-density fibreboard (MDF) is an engineered wood product made by breaking down hardwood or softwood residuals into wood fibres, often in a defibrator, combining it with wax and a resin binder, and forming panels by applying high temperature and pressure. MDF is generally denser than plywood.

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Fir
Fir

Properties: Walnut is strong, hard and durable, without being excessively heavy. It has excellent woodworking qualities, and takes finishes well. The wood is light to dark chocolate brown in color with a straight grain in the trunk.

Mahogany
Mahogany

Mahogany is a commercially important lumber prized for its beauty, durability, and color, and used for paneling and to make furniture, boats, musical instruments and other items.

Maple
Maple

Shop our selection of Maple, Dark, Engineered Hardwood in the Flooring Department at The Home Depot.

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Oak
Oak

Blocks-> Wooden Plank (Dark Oak) Type: Block: ... Fence Gate (Oak) Jukebox Note Block Oak-Wood Slab Piston Shield Sign Stick Trapdoor Tripwire Hook Wooden Axe Wooden ...

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Pine
Pine

Properties: Pine is a soft, white or pale yellow wood which is light weight, straight grained and lacks figure. It resists shrinking and swelling. Knotty pine is often used for decorative effect. Uses: Pine is often used for country or provincial furniture.

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Redwood
Redwood

Redwood lumber is very soft and lightweight, with a decent strength-to-weight ratio. It is also exceptionally stable, with very little shrinkage or seasonal movement. The mechanical values listed at the top of the page represent the averages between both old-growth lumber and second-growth lumber.

Walnut
Walnut

Properties: Walnut is strong, hard and durable, without being excessively heavy. It has excellent woodworking qualities, and takes finishes well. The wood is light to dark chocolate brown in color with a straight grain in the trunk.