Grading : Nofma Grade – Clear / Select
Colour : Heartwood and sapwood are similar, with sapwood lighter in colour; most pieces have a reddish tone. Slightly redder than White Oak
Grain : Open, slightly coarser (more porous) than white Oak. Plain sawn boards have a plumed or flared grain appearance; rift sawn has a tighter grain pattern, low figuring; quartersawn has a flake pattern, sometimes called tiger rays or butterflies.
Janka Hardness Index : 1290 (29% harder than Burmese Teak
Dimensional Stability : Average