COLOR: Heartwood is yellow after cutting and turns deep pinkish tan to warm reddish brown within weeks due to high resin content. Sapwood remains yellow with occasional blue-black sap stain.
GRAIN: Dense, with high figuring. Plainsawn is swirled; rift- or quartersawn is primarily pinstriped. Curly or burl grain is rare.
VARIATIONS WITHIN SPECIES AND GRADES: Moderate color variation.
Good machining and handtooling qualities.
Hickory & Pecan
Sugar (Hard) Maple
Southern Yellow Pine