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 GRADE
 AAA
Color & Matching
Sapwood No No
Heartwood Yes Yes
Color Streaks Slight Slight
Color Variation Slight Slight
Sharp Color Contrasts at Joint Yes if Slip Matched Yes if Slip Matched
Matching
Book Matched Yes Yes
Slip Matched Specify Specify
Flitch Width 5″ 4″
Natural Characteristics
Small Burls/Pin Knots 1 per 5 sq ft 1 per 3 sq ft
Burls Size ¼″ ⅜″
Conspicuous Pin Knots
    Avg Number N/A 1 per 8 sq ft
    Size - Dark Part N/A ⅛″
    Size - Total N/A ¼″
Mineral Streaks No Slight
Bark Pockets No No
Worm Tracks No No
Vine Marks Slight Slight
Cross Bars Occasional Occasional
Manufacturing Characteristics
Rough Cut No No
Hairline Splits 2 1/32″ x 3″ 2 1/16″ x 6″
Blending Repairs Very Small Small