Hardwood Species

  • Bigleaf Maple, Tree, Hardwood, Forestry, Kristin Charleton
    Bigleaf Maple
    Photo: Kristin Charleton
    Red Alder, Hardwood, Wood Interior, Design, Wood Buildings, BC, British Columbia, Derek Lepper
    Red Alder
    Photo: Derek Lepper Photography
    Red Alder, Hardwood, Wood Interior, Design, Wood Buildings, BC, British Columbia, Don Erhardt
    Red Alder
    Photo: Don Erhardt
    Bigleaf Maple, Tree, Hardwood, Forestry, 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.