Scientific Name: Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Location: Western USA
Dried Weight: 42lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,420lbf
Crushing Strength: 8,200lbf /in2


Tanoak is a light to medium reddish brown in color, which will darken with age. It has an end grain that is diffuse-porous. The wood is rated as non-durable to perishable in regards to decay. It has good workability and glues, stains, and finishes well.