The Process – Wood Species

Species of Wood for Flooring

There are hundreds of wood species to choose from; here are some of the more popular ones. If there is a particular species that you want for your wood floor that is not shown here, then please call us. If it exists, then Gäte Hardwood Floors will make it for you.


Ash White
Fraxinus americana

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Beech
Fagus grandifolia

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Brazilian Cherry
Jatoba Hymenaea courbaril

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Cherry (Black)
Prunus serotina

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Curmaru

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Cypress
Callitris glauca

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Douglas Fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii

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Hickory Pecan
Carya spp.

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Mahogany Santos
Myroxylon balsamum

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Maple
Acer saccharum

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Mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa

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Oak (Red)
Prosopis glandulosa

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Oak (White)
Quercus spp

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Pine Antique
Pinus spp.

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Sapele
Entandrophragma cyn.

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Walnut (Black)
Juglans nigra

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Walnut (Brazilian-Ipe)
Tabebuia spp.

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Wenge
Panga-panga Millettia spp

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