Red to deep reddish brown heartwood, white to yellowish sapwood. Dark and contrasting tones come with the addition of knots, worm holes and mineral lines.
Closed and open grain. Grain will be more open as the wood is more rustic.
The rustic characteristics give this wood an overall brown tone. Nice wood for staining.
Moderately hard. Harder than Rustic Alder, Not as Hard as Rustic Hickory