Description: Superior Grade Alder Wood Countertops are the highest grade of Alder. It is similar in color to Knotty Alder. This version of Alder does not contain knots. It has a gentle and even, straight grain. It is easy to work with and is a common replacement for cherry in cabinets and butcher block countertops.
Alternate Trade Names: Red Alder, Alder
Origin: North America
Color: Pale pink-brown, light brown
Grain: Moderately straight
Janka Hardness: 590
Alder Facts: Alder lumber is usually long, but longer lengths are not usually available. It grows well along sunny openings and river banks. It is used for mouldings, cabinetry, and furniture.
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