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Exotic Wood Hardness Scale

JANKA -WOOD HARDNESS- SCALE

The Janka scale is used to determine the relative hardness of particular domestic or exotic wood species. The Janka test measures the amount of force required to embed a 0.444" steel ball into the wood to half of its diameter. Woods with a higher rating are harder than woods with a lower rating. The scale used in the table is pounds-force
by Species A-Z
Specie Name Janka #
African Blackwood 3670
African Mahogany 1100
Afzelia Burl 1810
Amazon Rosewood 2620
Amboyna Burl 1260
Ambrosia Maple 950
American Chestnut 540
Angelim Pedra 3160
Anigre 930
Aspen 380
Basswood 410
Birch 1260
Birch Burl 1260
Birdseye Maple 1450
Black & White Ebony 1780
Black Ash 850
Black Palm 2020
Bloodwood 2900
Bocote 2010
Bolivian Rosewood 1960
Brazilian Ebony 3690
Brown Ebony 3590
Brown Mallee Burl 2490
Bubinga 2410
Buckeye Burl 350
Butternut 490
Camatillo 3340
Camphor Bush Burl 1800
Canarywood 1520
Chakte Viga 2250
Chechen 2200
Cherry 950
Cherry Burl 950
Cochen Rosewood 2430
Cocobolo 2960
Cumaru 3330
Curly Cherry 950
Curly Pyinma 1055
E. Indian Rosewood 2440
Ebiara 1350
English Brown Oak 1360
Eucalyptus 1400
Flame Birch 1260
Gaboon Ebony 3080
Genuine Mahogany 800
Goncalo Alves 2160
Granadillo 2700
Grey Box Burl 3370
Guanacaste 470
Hard Maple 1450
Hard Maple Burl 1450
Hickory 1820
Holly 1020
Honduras Rosewood 2200
Honduras Rosewood Burl 2200
Honey Locust 1548
Indian Ebony 2430
Jarrah Burl 1860
Jatoba 2690
Katalox 3660
Kingwood 3340
Koa 1170
Lacewood 891
Leopardwood 2150
Lignum Vitae (Argentine) 3710
Lignum Vitae (Genuine) 4380
Macassar Ebony 3220
Madrone Burl 1460
Makore 1294
Mango-Figured 1100
Mappa Burl 540
Marblewood 2532
Masur Birch 1200
Mayan Walnut 1400
Merbau 1712
Mirindiba 1200
Mopani 3390
Mun Ebony 3000
Narra 1260
Nicaraguan Rosewood 1210
Olivewood 2690
Osage Orange (Argentine) 2400
Osage Orange (USA) 2760
Padauk 1970
Peruvian Walnut 960
Pink Ivory 3230
Poplar 540
Purpleheart 2520
Quilted Bubinga 2410
Quilted Sapele 1439
Red Coolibah Burl 3730
Red Mallee Burl 2490
Red Oak 1220
Red Palm 1900
Redheart 1200
Rift Sawn Hard Maple 1450
Royal Ebony 3080
Santos Mahogany 2400
Sapele 1500
Shedua 1330
Snakewood 3800
Soft Maple 950
Spalted Maple 1450
Spalted Tamarind 2318
Spanish Cedar 600
Sucupira 2140
Tamboti 2480
Thuya Burl 1160
Tornillo 950
Tulipwood 2500
Walnut 1010
Wenge 1930
Western Maple 850
Western Maple Burl 850-700
White Ash 1320
White Oak 1335
Yellow Box Burl 2920
Yellowheart 1878
Zebrawood 1830
Ziricote 1970
 
by Janka Rating
Janka # Species Name
350 Buckeye Burl
380 Aspen
410 Basswood
470 Guanacaste
490 Butternut
540 American Chestnut
540 Poplar
600 Spanish Cedar
800 Genuine Mahogany
850 Western Maple Burl
850 Black Ash
850 Western Maple
891 Lacewood
930 Anigre
950 Cherry
950 Cherry Burl
950 Soft Maple
950 Curly Cherry
950 Ambrosia Maple
960 Peruvian Walnut
1010 Walnut
1020 Holly
1055 Curly Pyinma
1100 African Mahogany
1100 Mango-Figured
1160 Thuya Burl
1170 Koa
1200 Redheart
1200 Masur Birch
1200 Mirindiba
1210 Nicaraguan Rosewood
1220 Red Oak
1260 Birch
1260 Flame Birch
1260 Birch Burl
1260 Amboyna Burl
1260 Narra
1294 Makore
1320 White Ash
1330 Shedua
1335 White Oak
1350 Ebiara
1360 English Brown Oak
1400 Mayan Walnut
1400 Eucalyptus
1439 Quilted Sapele
1450 Birdseye Maple
1450 Hard Maple
1450 Hard Maple Burl
1450 Spalted Maple
1450 Rift Sawn Hard Maple
1460 Madrone Burl
1500 Sapele
1520 Canarywood
1548 Honey Locust
1712 Merbau
1780 Black & White Ebony
1800 Camphor Bush Burl
1810 Afzelia Burl
1820 Hickory
1830 Zebrawood
1860 Jarrah Burl
1878 Yellowheart
1900 Red Palm
1930 Wenge
1960 Bolivian Rosewood
1970 Padauk
1970 Ziricote
2010 Bocote
2020 Black Palm
2140 Sucupira
2150 Leopardwood
2160 Goncalo Alves
2200 Chechen
2200 Honduras Rosewood
2200 Honduras Rosewood Burl
2250 Chakte Viga
2318 Spalted Tamarind
2400 Osage Orange (Argentine)
2400 Santos Mahogany
2410 Quilted Bubinga
2410 Bubinga
2430 Cochen Rosewood
2430 Indian Ebony
2440 E. Indian Rosewood
2480 Tamboti
2490 Red Mallee Burl
2490 Brown Mallee Burl
2500 Tulipwood
2520 Purpleheart
2532 Marblewood
2620 Amazon Rosewood
2690 Jatoba
2690 Olivewood
2700 Granadillo
2760 Osage Orange (USA)
2900 Bloodwood
2920 Yellow Box Burl
2960 Cocobolo
3000 Mun Ebony
3080 Gaboon Ebony
3080 Royal Ebony
3160 Angelim Pedra
3220 Macassar Ebony
3230 Pink Ivory
3330 Cumaru
3340 Kingwood
3340 Camatillo
3370 Grey Box Burl
3390 Mopani
3590 Brown Ebony
3660 Katalox
3670 African Blackwood
3690 Brazilian Ebony
3710 Lignum Vitae (Argentine)
3730 Red Coolibah Burl
3800 Snakewood
4380 Lignum Vitae (Genuine)
     

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