Hardwood Species

  • Bigleaf maple. Photo: Kristin Charleton
    Bigleaf Maple
    Photo: Kristin Charleton
    Red Alder
    Red Alder
    Bigleaf maple. Photo: Kristin Charleton
    Bigleaf Maple
    Photo: Kristin Charleton

As softwoods are generally used for structural applications, hardwoods find a home in interior environments, mostly in decorative applications. Hardwoods have long been used in the production of cabinetry, furniture and flooring for their durability, beauty and warmth.