Natural Choices from The Great North Woods

Wood Species

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Towering icon of our historic forest, famed for its smooth grain, soft colors, strength, and ease of use.

White Pine
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Minnesota's classically grained hardwood, with gentle dark color and gorgeous character.

Black Ash
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The whitest of our woods with contrasting accents of mineral colors and dark knots.

ASPEN
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Classic hardwood of the Great North Woods with white and red/brown colors, rich dark knots and 

tight characteristics.

Birch
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Loved by many for the stark contrast of its off-white and deep brown colors, a favorite for paneling.

Basswood
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Far superior to non-native Cedars, impressively stable to stand the tests of time and weather.

White Cedar
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North America's most abundant hardwood, displaying a uniquely Northern Minnesota tight grain 

and shade of Red.

Red Oak
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Known as Bur (White) Oak, our northwoods take on this historic wood, excelling in dark color consistency 

and hardness.

White Oak
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Famed for its sugary sap and bright yellow autumn foliage, with brilliant white and brown tones and 

scattered mineral streaks, one 

of our hardest woods.

Hard Maple
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Cherished for brilliant red fall colors, medium density compared to its sugary cousin, great for both clear finishes and painting.

Soft Maple
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The tightest character of any our woods, consistently tan in color with subtle knots, an impressively hard 

and durable conifer.

Tamarack
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Fighting to make a comeback to our forest, a rare native wood with a story and exciting character.

Elm

Renewable Sustainable Unforgettable