Hemlock Wood

Grain Type: Straight grained, uniform grain patterns with uneven texture

Color: White with darker ring or streak patterns, sometimes can appear pale brown with reddish hues

Advantages: Very light weight wood and easy to work with, the light color makes for unique wood flooring projects

Disadvantages: Not very resistant to rot or decay, a strong finish is recommended

Fun Hemlock Fact: This wood is available with different colors depending on whether it is Eastern, Western, or Mountain in origin