Janka Wood Hardness Scale

Below is the Janka Hardness Scale, which is a relative scale of a wood's hardness:

Hardness WOOD SPECIES  (Hardest to Softest)
3684Brazilian Walnut /Ipe
3220Ebony
2350Brazilian Cherry /Jatoba
2345Mesquite
2200Santos Mahogany
1940Cameron
1925Merbau
1860Purpleheart
1850Tigerwood
1820Hickory and Pecan
1780Rosewood
1725African Padauk
1700Locust
1630Wenge
1630Red Pine
1575Zebrawood
1570True Pine
1470Sweet Birch
1450Hard / Sugar Maple
1390Kentucky Coffee Tree
1380Natural Bamboo
1375Australian Cypress
1360White Oak
1320White Ash
1300American Beech
1290Northern Red Oak
1280Caribbean Heart Pine
1260Yellow Birch
 1225Yellow Heart Pine
1180Carbonized Bamboo
1136Cocobolo
1010American Walnut
1000Teak
950American  Cherry
950Soft and Ambrosia Maple
910Paper Birch
900Cedar
870Southern Yellow Pine (Longleaf)
860American Red Elm
840Lacewood
790Cumaru
770Sycamore
690S.Yellow Pine (Loblolly & Shortleaf)
660Douglas Fir
630Sassafras
590Larch
570Cypress, Southern
540Chestnut
540Poplar
500Hemlock
420White Pine
410Basswood
380Eastern White Pine