Domestic (Canada, USA)

American Walnut

Noyer Noir
Botanic name : Juglans nigra
Other name: Noyer noir américain, Black Walnut
Origin: United States
Weight: 3,3 lbs/bft
Density: 0,64
Properties: Semi-hard, stable
Color: Dark brown
Usage: Trim Work, Clocks, Furniture, Sculpting

American Walnut products

Basswood

Tilleul
Botanic name : Tilia americana
Other name: Tilleul, Bois blanc
Origin: Eastern Canada and North Eastern United States
Weight: 2 lbs/bft
Density: 0,41
Properties: Soft, odourless
Color: Beige white
Usage: Framing, Sculpting

Basswood produts

BC Fir

Sapin de douglas
Botanic name : Pseudotsuga douglasii
Other name: Sapin Douglas, Douglas fir
Origin: Western Canada
Weight: 2,9 lbs/bft
Density: 0,53
Properties: Soft, light, durable, rather stable
Color: Pale brown
Usage: Exterior Wood Work, Windows, Doors

BC Fir products

Black Cherry

Cerisier
Botanic name : Prunus serotina
Other name: Cerisier américain, cerisier tardif
Origin: United States
Weight: 3,2 lbs/bft
Density: 0,58
Properties: Semi-hard
Color: Pale reddish brown
Usage: Woodworking, Furniture, Sculpting, Wood Turning

Black Cherry products

Eastern Hemlock

Pruche
Botanic name : Tsuga Canadensis
Other name: Pruche de l'Est
Origin: Eastern Canada and United States
Weight: 2,7 lbs/bft
Density: 0,52
Properties: Light but hard, brittle
Color: Cream to pale orange yellow
Usage: Temporary Support Beams, Posts, Frame

Eastern Hemlock products

Eastern White Pine

Pin Blanc
Botanic name : Pinus strobus
Other name: Pin blanc, Pin blanc de l’est
Origin: Eastern Canada and North Eastern United States
Weight: 2,2 lbs/bft
Density: 0,39
Properties: Soft, often knotty
Color: Yellowish white
Usage:

Interior Frame, Furniture, Molds

Eastern White Pine products

Hickory

Hickory
Botanic name : Carya ovata
Other name: Caryer
Origin: South Eastern Canada and North Eastern United States
Weight: 4,2 lbs/bft
Density: 0,82
Properties: Hard, strong
Color: Beige white
Usage: Tool Handles, Wood Turning

Hickory products

Osage Orange

Oranger des Osages
Botanic name : maclura pomifera
Other name: Orangers des Osages
Origin: United States;Texas
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Properties: hard
Color: Orange tones
Usage: Arches, fences

Osage orange products

Red alder

Aulne
Botanic name : Alnus rubra
Other name: Aulne
Origin : Canada and United States
Weight: 2,4 lbs/bft
Density: 0,39
Properties: Fine and uniform texture
Color: Pinkish beige, very little difference between the heart and the sap wood
Usage: Sculpting, Furniture, Frames, Store Furniture and Fixtures,
Architectural Woodwork, Wood Turning

Red Alder products

Red Cedar

Cèdre rouge
Botanic name : Thuja plicata
Other name: Cèdre rouge de l'Ouest
Origin: Western Canada
Weight: 2 lbs/bft
Density: 0,37
Properties: Soft, light, durable
Color: Pale brown
Usage: Exterior Woodwork, Windows, Doors

Red Cedar products

Red Oak

Chêne rouge
Botanic name : Quercus rubra
Other name: Chêne rouge
Origin: United States and South Eastern Canada
Weight: 3,7 lbs/bft
Density: 0,77
Properties: Semi-Hard
Color: Pale reddish brown
Usage: Trim Work, Furniture, Flooring

Red Oak products

Sap maple

Érable blanc
Botanic name : Acer saccharum
Other name: Érable blanc, érable à sucre
Origin: Eastern Canada and North Eastern United States
Weight: 3,8 lbs/bft
Density: 0,72
Properties: Semi-hard
Color: Cream white
Usage: Trim Work, Furniture, Flooring, Wood Turning

Sap Maple products

Sitka Spruce

Epinette Sitka
Botanic name : Picea sitchensis
Other name: Épinette Sitka (sur quartier)
Origin: Western Canada and United States
Weight: 2,2 lbs/bft
Density: 0,43
Properties: Soft but dense, lustrous
Color: Pinkish white
Usage: Ladders, Musical Instruments, Masts

Sitka Spruce products

Soft Maple

Plaine
Botanic name : Acer rubrum, Acer saccharinum
Other name: Plaine
Origin: Eastern Canada and North Eastern United States
Weight: 3,6 lbs/bft
Density: 0,54 à 0,63
Properties: Semi-hard, odourless
Color: Pinkish brown to brown
Usage: Sculpted Furniture, Wood Turning

Soft Maple products

Sycamore

Sycomore Américain
Botanic name : Platanus occidentalis
Other name: Sycomore américain (faux quartier)
Origin: United States
Weight: 3 lbs/bft
Density: 0,62
Properties: Semi-hard, wavy, lustrous
Color: Beige to pinkish white
Usage: Trim Work, Furniture, Mouldings, Wood Turning

Sycamore products

White Ash

Frêne
Botanic name : Fraxinus americana
Other name: Frêne blanc, Frêne dur
Origin: Eastern Canada and North Eastern United States
Weight: 3,5 lbs/bft
Density: 0,66
Properties: Robust, flexible, stable
Color: Beige
Usage: Trim Work, Furniture, Sports, Wood Turning, Excellent for Bending

White Ash products

White Oak

Chêne
Botanic name : Quercus alba
Other name: Chêne blanc, Americain white oak
Origin: United States and South Eastern Canada
Weight: 3,9 lbs/bft
Density: 0,76
Properties: Durable, hard
Color: Pale yellowish brown
Usage: Luxury Woodwork, Marquetery, Furniture

White Oak products

Yellow Birch

Merisier
Botanic name : Betula alleghaniensis
Other name: Merisier, Bouleau jaune, yellow birch
Origin: Eastern Canada and North Eastern United States
Weight: 3,7 lbs/bft
Density: 0,71
Properties: Semi-hard, lustrous
Color: Cream to reddish brown
Usage: Cabinet Making, Trim Work, Furniture, Wood Turning

Yellow Birch products

Yellow Cedar

Cèdre jaune
Botanic name : Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
Other name: Cèdre jaune, Cyprès d’Alaska
Origin: Western Canada and United States (Alaska)
Weight: 2,5 lbs/bft
Density: 0,50
Properties: Light but strong, fine texture
Color: Pale yellow
Usage: Models, Molds, Oars, Sculpting

Yellow Cedar products

Yellow Poplar

Peuplier
Botanic name : Liriodendron tulipifera
Other name: Peuplier américain, Tulipier d’Amérique
Origin: United States
Weight: 2,4 lbs/bft
Density: 0,51
Properties: Soft, stable, light
Color: White with yellow or green spots
Usage: Bending, Musical Instruments, Furniture, Mouldings, Veneer Panels

Yellow Poplar products