Captiva Wood Doors

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  WOOD SPECIES

Every Captiva Door begins with premium select grade lumber. We meticulously gather wood from around the globe to ensure that every door we make is of the highest quality. The boards and veneers that go into constructing each door are hand selected so that grain and color are consistent.


Special Requests
When your project requires a specific specie not listed above, let us call on our lumber suppliers from all over the globe to find it.


Sapele Mahogany Sapele Mahogany (for Utile)*
Harvested in Africa, Sapele is very similar to Honduras Mahogany with a regular striped pattern and a dark red-brown color. This species sands and finishes easily and smoothly.
Interior and exterior use.
  White Oak

White Oak
White Oak is primarily warm in color with a hint of ash. It's grain pattern varies from straight and tight to arched and dramatic. White Oak stains well for an excellent finish.
Interior and exterior use.

 

  Spanish Cedar

Spanish Cedar
This hardwood varies from light to dark reddish brown. The texture is rather fine and uniform to coarse and uneven. Spanish Cedar is considered naturally decay resistant.
Interior and exterior use.

 

  Red Oak Red Oak
The texture of Red Oak features a very strong grain pattern which ranges from fine, straight, and close to spread and pronounced. Red Oak stains well for an excellent finish.
Interior use only.
  Fir

Fir
This is a dimensionally stable wood with a straight grain, uniform in color, pattern and texture. Its light warm hue will become more red with age. Fir stains easily and smoothly.
Interior and exterior use.


  Maple Maple
Maple is strong and hard with a uniform color, texture, and grain. It sometimes features areas with dark streaks and birds-eye or worm track patterns. If left clear, maple may yellow with age.
Interior use only.
  Eastern White Pine

Eastern White Pine
This softwood is light brown in color, often with a reddish tinge and turns darker on exposure to air. Eastern White Pine features a comparatively uniform texture and is straight grained.
Interior and exterior use.

 

  Cherry Cherry
Cherry is characterized by its warm color, smooth texture and straight, fine, and tight grain. Cherry may contain some sapwood and/or pin knots and will darken over time.
Interior use only.
  Poplar

Poplar
This hardwood is light in color and may feature dramatic dark color variations. Poplar is mostly painted or used with dark stains.
Interior use only.

 

  Ash Ash
Ash ranges in color from brown to nearly white and may display a dramatic grain pattern. It is popular in woodworking because it is heavy, strong, hard, and stiff.
Interior use only.
  Knotty Alder

Knotty Alder
This softwood is characterized by its warm yellow to reddish brown color, even texture, straight grain and tight knots throughout.
Interior use only.

 

  Walnut Walnut
Walnut is characterized by its beautiful grain lines running throughout and its dark brown color. Walnut veneers may be laminated for width and contain some sap grain and pin knots.
Interior use only.

* Sapele and Utile (also known as Sipo) are closely related to Genuine Mahogany and widely used in window and door manufacturing
  Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed Wood
Reclaimed wood is seasoned lumber that has been salvaged from abandoned barns, factories and industrial buildings. Some common types are: pine, elm, cherry, chestnut, walnut, hickory, maple, and quartersawn oak.

 

     
 

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