Alder wood, regardless of whether
it is a sapwood or heartwood, is a whitish color when cut,
but after being cut Alder wood turns to an attractive brownish-orange.
Alder wood have fine grains and small pores. Alder takes
well to staining and can be matched to other types of woods,
if desired. Alder and can be matched to other types of woods,
if desired. Alder wood should only be used in a home’s
interior because alder is susceptible to rotting and insects.
Today, you will find alder wood species used to make finished
furniture and unfinished furniture, as well as floorings.