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Janka Hardness 2345 (what's this? )
Mesquite is 186% as hard as Red Oak (2345 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 of Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
  • Botanical Name
    The Tree: Mimosaceae family
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Mesquite, Texas Ironwood
  • Origin
    North America, South America
  • Description
    Mesquite features highly charactered grain with mineral streaks and ingrown bark, making it ideal for use as an end-grain block.
  • Stability
    No information available at this time.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Mesquite is photo-sensitive.
  • Color Range
    Mesquite wood ranges from light brown to darker reddish brown shades.

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