(American Black) Wood Flooring
ranges from a deep, rich dark brown to a purplish black. Sapwood is
nearly white to tan. Difference between heartwood and sapwood color is
great; some flooring manufacturers steam lumber to bleed the darker
heartwood color into the sapwood, resu
22% softer than Northern red oak.
worked with hand tools, and has excellent machining qualities.
(relative to plainsawn select red
Moderately available, normally in
unfinished parquet, strip and in various plank widths as a special
order. Available in fancy parquet patterns as a special order or custom