Forest 2 Home's Grain Guide
Each hardwood species has its own characteristics. This grain guide can help you identify hardwood lumber species based on a boards grain and color. This guide includes White Ash, Basswood, Butternut, Birch, White Oak, Cherry, Hard Maple, Hickory, Poplar, Red Maple, Red Oak, Soft Maple, and Walnut hardwood species. Need help identifying a species? Reach out! Our team of hardwood experts would be happy to help.