The hardwood forests of the eastern United States contain a wide range of temperate hardwood species.Their availability and characteristics vary according to growing regions but every American hardwood species is growing at a far greater rate than it is harvested. Few other countries can boast this level of success in the sustainability of its hardwood forests. The American hardwood forests support a vibrant, healthy and increasing stand of timber.
Once harvested and milled, American hardwoods offer a great variety of color, grain and character; from the warm, darker tones of red oak, cherry and alder to the lighter hues of maple, tulipwood and ash. Most of the species featured here can be used in a wide range of applications, from fine furniture to industrial sized structural panels.
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