At IDI, we pride ourselves on the quality and variety of our hardwood. After all, we are in the Midwest where the best hardwoods are grown. Plus, we have one of the leading hardwood suppliers, Cole Hardwood, just a stone’s throw away. So, go ahead, be choosy.
Alder is a relative of birch and one of the three woods most commonly used for ready-to-finish furniture.
- Color – Very consistent in color, pale pinkish-brown to almost white.
- Grain– No distinct pattern.
- Characteristics – Good working properties, moderately lightweight.
- Finishing – Smooth and stains well.