WOOD HARDNESS SCALE

IPE (Brazilian Walnut) 3680 lb.
Massaranduba 3540 lb.
Bloodwood / Tamarindo 2900 lb.
Purple Heart 2890 lb.
Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry) 2820 lb.
Ironwood (mongolian Mahogany) 2800 lb.
Mesquite 2345 lb.
Santos Mahogany (Cabreuva) 2200 lb.
Tigerwood 2160 lb.
Sucipira 2140 lb.
Merbau 1925 lb.
Eucalyptus (Jarrah) 1910 lb.
Kempas 1845 lb.
Hickory / Pecan 1820 lb.
Wenge 1630 lb.
African Walnut / Sappelle 1500 lb.
Hard Maple 1450 lb.
Tauari 1419 lb.
Bamboo (Natural) 1380 lb.
Australian Cypress 1375 lb.
White Oak 1360 lb.
Ash 1320 lb.
American Beech 1300 lb.
Red Oak 1290 lb.
Yellow Birch 1260 lb.
Pine, Heart (Antique) 1225 lb.
Andiroba 1220 lb.
Larch 1200 lb.
Bamboo (Carbonized) 1180 lb.
Burma Teak 1078 lb.
Black Walnut 1010 lb.
American Cherry 950 lb.
Southern Yellow Pine (Long Leaf) 870 lb.
African Mahogany 830 lb.
Southern Yellow Pine (Short Leaf) 690 lb.