Janka Scale Cropped March 18, 2016

The Janka Scale: determining wood countertop hardness

Choosing a hardwood surface can be a daunting task as the choices are endless and the options are all beautiful. The Janka scale comes in handy when deciding which type of wood will withstand dents, dings, and wear the best for the way you will put it to use. While the first scale does not include all wood options, it does feature some of the most popular used in home design. Janka Harness Scale(Image credit, Lauzon)