Description: Uniform texture with a straight-grained modern appeal makes this species a popular choice for contemporary style homes.
Properties: Hard, strong and resistant to shock.
Colour: The sapwood generally has a clean white colour, while the heartwood is light to dark brown.
Description: Elegant, prestigious and stately. The presence of cherry in a home or office setting imparts feelings of elegance and exclusivity.
Properties: Great dimensional stability, medium shock-resistance.
Colour: Highly praised heartwood varies from rich/deep red to reddish brown. Sapwood is white to light yellowish cream.
Description: A versatile species with a subtle grain pattern that suits almost every decor.
Properties: Heavy, strong and stiff. Resists shock and marring.
Colour: Famous for its ivory white sapwood and contrasting shades of brown heartwood.
Description: Hickory has both coarse-textured and fine grain patterns combined.
Properties: Extremely tough and resilient, the hardest North American wood. A popular choice for high traffic applications.
Colour: A diverse combination of bright white sapwood (with hints of fine brown lines) and pale to rich reddish brown heartwood.
Description: If you're looking for a unique and rare wood species without the repercussions and risk associated with overseas exotic species, then consider this rare local specie. The eye-catching straight and interlocking grain of Red Elm often resembles bird feathers and offers a unique exotic appeal.
Properties: Moderately heavy, hard, high in shock resistance .
Colour: Greyish white to light brown sapwood with redish brown to dark brown heartwood.
Description: A fashionable flooring option with a subtle grain pattern similar to Hard Maple.
Properties: Red Maple offers great dimensional stability and is an excellent choice for custom staining.
Colour: Sapwood ranges from pale to almost white. Heartwood is grey to pale reddish brown with characteristic dark streaks.
Description: A traditional wood flooring species with a porous textured open grain appearance.
Properties: A hard and dense wood with very good dimensional stability.
Colour: Light pink to dark reddish brown.
Description: Generally straight grained, but sometimes has a wavy or curly grain that produces an attractive appearance.
Properties: Walnut has good dimensional stability and medium to low shock-resistance.
Colour: Highly praised heartwood is light brown to dark chocolate brown. Sapwood of walnut is creamy white to tan.
Description: A favourite for individuals who prefer a pronounced open-grain pattern similar to oak. White Ash can be stained to resemble oak if desired.
Properties: Strong, heavy, hard and high in shock-resistance.
Colour: Sapwood is light creamy white; heartwood is light to dark brown.
Description: A very popular choice for wood flooring with a medium to coarse texture and an open grain appearance.
Properties: A hard and heavy wood with great wear-resistance.
Colour: Sapwood is light-coloured and the heartwood is light to dark brown.