Hardwood Lumber Oak-Northern White, Quarter Sawn

This is a simple product.


Hardwood lumber is produced from deciduous trees, those which drop their leaves each year in contrast to the coniferous or evergreen species from which our softwoods are produced. Because of the differing inherent qualities, growth characteristics and end uses of hardwoods as compared to softwoods, their grading methods are substantially different. In general, a softwood board is graded as a whole piece, whereas a hardwood board is graded on its usable content aside from any parts, which may be considered undesirable for its use such as knots, wane, splits, etc.