When selecting a wood grade, please choose the grade according
to the color of the stain being used.
Light or clear stains show all the natural beauty of wood, making
it important to have very uniform color and grain.
Dark stains tend to have hiding characteristics enabling you to
choose the economy grade.
Premium / Clear / Select:
Premium is our standard grade and will be used if no grade is
The color and Grain variations are quite uniform and well matched
and only a moderate variation between doors is allowed.
Only a small amount of mineral stain and sapwood is allowed
Economy / Paint Grade:
More economical, color and grain variation are allowed with very
little time spent in matching.
Mineral stain, sapwood and pin knots are allowed with the best
side turned forward. These doors will still maintain a smooth
appearance to allow for use with dark elegant stains or a sleek
Rustic / Knotty:
This wood has knots, minor cracks and small imperfections. Mineral
streaks and sapwood is highlighted to produce a rustic, vibrant