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Species - Domestic

Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish


Color: Heartwood is mostly reddish brown; sapwood is generally pale white.

Grain:  Mostly closed, straight grain; fine, uniform texture. Coarser than European beach.

Variations:  Within Species And Grades: Only one species is native to the United States. Moderate to high color variation between boards.


Moderately available.




North America


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