What is the hardest type of wood?



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    According to the Janka Hardness scale, a system used to measure the hardness of wood, The hardest type of wood is Brazilian Walnut.

    The Janka scale measures in pounds, the force it wold take to push a .444in steel ball to half it’s diameter into the wood, and Brazilian Walnut has a Janka rating of 3684.

    Runner up is Ebony, with a Janka rating of 3220.

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