Add natural beauty to any interior or exterior project with distinct western red cedar or douglas fir. Rustic wood brackets, corbels, rafter tails, and outlookers will contain unique colors, grains, textures, knots, sapwood & heartwood content and possible sap bleeding, and even natural checking, splitting & natural cracks. These variations are what make the Rustic Collection stand out from the rest. Stand out from the cookie-cutter homes; by using any product from Ekena’s Rustic Collection.
- Authentic detail and craftsmanship hand-crafted in the USA
- We can make any custom product working from a photo, sketch, or plans
- Perfect for interior or exterior use
- Crafted from the finest North American woods
- Add architectural interest and detail
- Dress up gazebos, pergolas, porches and entrances
African Mahogany: African Mahogany can be used as an interior or exterior wood and can be painted or stained. Mahogany is characterized as having straight to interlocked grain and a medium coarse texture. The wood varies slightly in color from a light reddish brown to a medium red. For exterior projects, we recommended African Mahogany.
Alder: Clear Alder is characterized by its straight grain and even textures. Knotty Alder could give off more of a ’rustic’ feel. Alders range from light browns with reddish hues. Both the Alders are beautiful interior stain grade materials.
Ash: Ash is a coarse grained hardwood famous for its durability and strength. It has own unique beauty and versatility making it a good interior stain grade.
White Birch: Birch, characterized by its smooth, fine grain, is heavy, hard and strong material lending both weight and a quality. A great interior stain grade material.
Cherry: Cherry is moderately heavy, hard, and strong. Cherry is a smooth-grained hardwood with luxurious, rich red color that deepens with time. It’s a great interior stain grade wood.
Hard Maple: Hard Maple is a premier hardwood desired for its clean, white, modern appearance. The wood is characterized as dense, fine textured and close grained. Hard Maple is an excellent interior stain grade material.
Hickory: Hickory is a very hard wood known for its strength and durability. The grains are normally straight but can sometimes be wavy. Hickory has a coarse texture, with a great deal of color variation between its white sapwood and contrasting pink to brown heartwood. Hickory is a beautiful interior stain grade material.
Poplar: Poplar is a fine-grained, highly-versatile specie. This lumber is light cream to yellowish brown, with occasional streaks of gray or green. Poplar is a ‘softer’ wood. Great for interior, paint grade uses only. We don’t recommend staining due to the versatility in lumber.
Red Oak: Red Oak is a strong, heavy hard wood. It has a coarse texture, it is a very ‘grainy’ wood species. Red Oak is a great interior stain grade material.
Soft Maple: Soft Maple can be considered a paint grade because of minor mineral streaking. It also readily receives stains or clear-coat to enhance its natural beauty. It has close grains and is moderately hard and strong. We typically considered soft maple our paint grade maple.
Spanish Cedar: Spanish Cedar is great for exterior projects. It can also be used inside for applications as well. It has a pinkish to reddish brown color but becomes red or reddish brown upon exposure. Spanish Cedar is durable, light but strong and is a straight grain wood.
Walnut: Walnut has exceptional dark luster and rich, smooth grain. It is quite durable and strong. A spectacular species in every respect, walnut truly sets the standard for high-end design. Is it a beautiful interior stain grade material.
White Oak: White Oak is characterized by a mostly straight and fine grained wood with a medium to coarse texture. It has a light to medium brown uniform color. White oak is a beautiful interior stain grade wood.