We have a wide selection of the finest timbers, each with their unique characteristics that will help shape your floors.
Grows In: Eastern America
This unique timber has the oil in the heartwood which makes it extremely durable when exposed to moist conditions. Thus, this wood is popularly used in boat-building, flooring, shutters, shingles, fence post and panelling.
The pale yellowish white sapwood merges into the heartwood, which ranges from yellowish to light or dark brown, onto reddish-brown and almost black. It normally has straight grain, which may be even or uneven and a coarse texture. Knots are found on the wood.
It is soft to moderately hard, with moderate strength and stiffness. It has medium crushing and bending strength. The wood works easily with hand and machines tools. Hold screws and nails well, glues satisfactorily, sands easily and readily accepts finishes.