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The Janka hardness scale is an industry measurement for the ability of a particular species of wood to resist denting.

Janka Hardness Rating (Max. 4000) Species
3680  Walnut, Brazilian
2900  Bloodwood, Brazilian
2350  Cherry, Brazilian
2170  Rosewood, Asian
1925  Merbau
1820  Hickory
1800  Eucalyptus
1520  Mahogany, Asian
1450  Maple
1380  Bamboo, Natural
1375  Cypress
1360  Oak, White
1320  Ash, White
1300  Beech
1290  Oak, Red
1260  Birch, Yellow
1180  Bamboo, Carbonized
1155  Teak
1120  Mahogany, Brazilian
1010  Walnut, American
984  Hevea
950  Cherry, American
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