A Quick Visual Guide To The Janka Value

The Janka hardness test measures the resistance of a sample of wood to denting and wear. It measures the force required to embed an 11.28 millimetres (0.444 in) diameter steel ball halfway into a sample of wood. The higher the Janka value – the harder the wood. Here is a comprehensive infographic with the Janka index of some of the most popular woods.

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