American Hardwood Info Center launches species app

The app allows users to compare species of woods when planning projects.

BY HBSDealer Staff

The American Hardwood Information Center has introduced its American Hardwoods Species Guide Mobile App.

The app is free and assists users in choosing the hardwood species that is best for particular projects.

The reference guide app is available at and provides information about the most abundant American hardwood species including availability, physical and working characteristics, strength and mechanical properties, and typical applications of each. The app also allows users to compare species when being considered for projects.

A stain simulator also displays the species in clear, light, medium, and dark finishes to help visualize stain combinations of flooring, cabinetry, moulding, and furniture co-existing in a single design space. And Species profiles include images featuring the wood in finished applications.

The American Hardwood Information Center is the authoritative resource for consumers and professionals seeking information about American Hardwoods. With the goal of promoting the use of American Hardwood products ranging from flooring, cabinetry and furniture, to millwork and building materials in both residential and commercial applications, the center offers advice from industry experts on design trends, care and maintenance, installation, finishing, and professional specifying.


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