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
North America, South America
Mesquite features highly charactered grain with mineral streaks and ingrown bark, making it ideal for use as an end-grain block.
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- Safety/Allergic Reactions
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- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Mesquite is photo-sensitive.
- Color Range
Mesquite wood ranges from light brown to darker reddish brown shades.