H. Arnold Wood Turning can provide both hardwood and softwood species

WHAT IS HARDWOOD

vs

SOFTWOOD?

Hardwoods are typically trees that loose their leaves annually, whereas softwoods remain evergreen. Hardwoods are usually more dense than softwoods. The more dense the wood the stronger and more durable it is.

Typical Hardwood Species

  • Ash

  • Basswood

  • Beech

  • Birch

  • Mahagony

  • Maple

  • Oak

  • Poplar

  • Sycamore

  • Walnut

Typical Softwood Species

  • Ponderossa Pine

  • Southern Yellow Pine

  • White Pine

  • Cypress

  • Douglas Fir

  • Spruce