The Cabinetry Options You’re Looking For

The Cabinetry Options You’re Looking For

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The Cabinetry
Options You’re Looking For

Below, you will find an extensive list of available materials for your new custom cabinets. Higley Cabinets can manufacture custom cabinetry from materials from all around the world, and we can certainly help you narrow your choices down.

If you’re local to the Twin Cities area, stop by our shop in North Branch, MN, or give us a call at 651-277-7000 and let us know what you are looking for. We are here to help you bring the vision of your home to life!

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Our Current Lines (Materials)

A-I

  • Afzelia (Afzelia)
  • Agba yun (Synsepalum duloificum)
  • Albizia (Albizia)
  • Alder (Alnus)
    • Black alder (Alnus glutinosa)
    • Red alder (Alnus rubra)
  • Applewood or wild apple (Malus)
  • Ash (Fraxinus)
    • Black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
    • Blue ash (Fraxinus quadrangulata)
    • Common ash (Fraxinus excelsior)
    • Green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica lanceolata)
    • White ash (Fraxinus americana)
  • Aspen (Populus)
    • American aspen (Populus tremuloides)
    • Bigtooth aspen (Populus grandidentata)
    • European aspen (Populus tremula)
  • Ayan (Distemonanthus benthamianus)
  • Balsa (Ochroma pyramidale)
  • Basswood (Tilia americana)
  • Beech (Fagus)
    • European Beech (Fagus sylvatica)
    • American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)
  • Birch (Betula)
  • American birches
    • Gray birch (Betula populifolia)
    • Paper birch (Betula papyrifera)
    • Sweet birch (Betula lenta)
    • Yellow birch (B. alleghaniensis syn Betula lutea) – most common birch wood sold in N.Am.
  • European birches, also Baltic birch (N.Am.)
    • Silver birch (Betula pendula)
    • White Birch (Betula pubescens)
  • Blackbean (Castanospermum australe)
  • Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
  • Bocote (Cordia alliodora)
  • Boxwood or Box (Buxus sempervirens)
  • Brazilwood (Caesalpinia echinata)
  • Bubinga (Guibourtia)
  • Buckeye (Aesculus)
    • Common Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
    • Yellow Buckeye (Aesculus flava)
  • Butternut (Juglans cinerea)
  • Carapa (or Andiroba, Carap, Crappo, Crabwood and Santa Maria) (Carapa guianensis) .
  • Catalpa (Catalpa)
  • Cherry (Prunus)
    • Black cherry (Prunus serotina)
    • Red cherry tree (Prunus pensylvanica)
    • Wild cherry (Prunus avium)
    • Brazilian Cherry” (Not a Cherry. See Jatoba below)

  • Chestnut (Castanea dentata)
  • Coachwood (Ceratopetalum apetalum)
  • Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa)
  • Cocuswood, or Jamaican ebony, (Brya ebenus)
  • Corkwood (Leitneria floridana)
  • Cottonwood, eastern (Populus deltoides)
  • Dogwood (Cornus spp.)
  • Ebony (Diospyros)
    • Andaman marble-wood (India) (Diospyros kurzii)
    • Ebone marbre (Mauritius, E. Africa) (Diospyros melanida)
  • Elm
    • American elm (Ulmus americana)
    • English elm (Ulmus procera)
    • Rock elm (Ulmus thomasii)
    • Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra)
    • Wych elm (Ulmus glabra)
  • Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus)
    • Lyptus
    • Karri (W. Australia) (Eucalyptus diversicolor)
    • Mahogany eucalyptus, (New South Wales) (Eucalyptus)
    • Ironbark Eucalyptus sideroxylon
    • Jarrah or West Australian eucalyptus (Eucalyptus marginata)
    • Tasmanian oak or Mountain ash, (Eucalyptus regnans Eucalyptus obliqua Eucalyptus delegatensis)
    • River Red Gum
    • Blue Gum Eucalyptus saligna
  • Greenheart (Guyana) (Chlorocardium rodiei)
  • Grenadilla (Mpingo) (Dalbergia melanoxylon)
  • Gum
    • Blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica)
    • Blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus)
    • Redgum or Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
    • Tupelo gum (Nyssa aquatica)
  • Hickory (Carya)
    • Mockernut hickory (Carya alba)
    • Pignut hickory (Carya glabra)
    • Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata)
    • Shellbark hickory (Carya laciniosa)
  • Hornbeam (Carpinus species)
  • Hophornbeam, Eastern (Ostrya virginiana)
  • Ipe (Tabebuia impetiginosa)
  • Iroko (Milicia excelsa syn Chlorophora excelsa)
  • Ironwood refers to the wood of many tree species noted for the hardness of their wood. Trees commonly known as ironwoods include:** Carpinus caroliniana; also known as American hornbeam.
    • Casuarina equisetifolia (Common Ironwood from Australia)
    • Choricarpia subargentea
    • Copaifera spp.
    • Eusideroxylon zwageri
    • Guajacum officinale and Guajacum sanctum Lignum vitae
    • Hopea odorata
    • Black Ironwood (Krugiodendron ferreum)
    • Catalina Ironwood (Lyonothamnus lyonii)
    • Mesua ferrea (also known as Rose Chestnut or Ceylon Ironwood, from Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia)
    • Olea spp. (various olive trees)
    • Desert Ironwood (Olneya tesota)
    • Hophornbeam (Ostrya virginiana)
    • Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica)
    • Ipe (Tabebuia serratifolia)

J-Y

  • Jacaranda, Brazilian rosewood (Dalbergia nigra)
  • Jatoba (Hymenaea courbaril)
  • Lacewood from the Sycamore(N.Am.) or Plane(UK) trees (Platanus species)
  • Laurel, California (Umbellularia californica)
  • Limba (Terminalia superba)
  • Lignum vitae (Guaiacum officinale and Guaiacum sanctum)
  • Locust
    • Black locust or Yellow locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
    • Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
  • Mahogany
    • Mahogany (African) (Khaya spp.)
    • Mahogany (West Indies or Cuban) (Swietenia mahagoni)
    • Mahogany (Honduras, Central and South America) (Swietenia macrophylla)
    • Mahogany (Philippine), Not a mahogany, see Lauan.
  • Maple (Acer)
    • Hard Maple (N.Am.)
      • Sugar maple (Acer saccharum)
      • Black maple (Acer nigrum)
    • Soft Maple (N.Am.)
      • Manitoba maple (Acer negundo)
      • Red maple (Acer rubrum)
      • Silver maple (Acer saccharinum)
    • European Maples
      • Sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus)
  • Meranti (Shorea spp.)
  • Mpingo (Grenadilla) (Dalbergia melanoxylon)
  • Oak (Quercus)
    • American White Oak includes wood from any of the following species of trees:
      • Bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa)
      • White oak (Quercus alba)
      • Post oak (Quercus stellata)
      • Swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor)
      • Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana)
      • Swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauxii)
      • Chestnut oak (Quercus prinus or Q. montana)
      • Chinkapin oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)
      • Canyon live oak (Quercus chrysolepis)
      • Overcup oak (Quercus lyrata)
    • English oak, also French and Slovenian oak barrels (Quercus robur and sometimes Quercus petraea)
    • Red Oak includes wood from any of the following species of trees:
      • Red oak (Quercus rubra)
      • Black oak (Quercus velutina)
      • Laurel oak (Quercus laurifolia))
      • Southern red oak (Quercus falcata)
      • Water oak (Quercus nigra)
      • Willow oak {Quercus phellos)
      • Nuttall’s oak (Quercus texana or Q. nuttallii)
      • Willow oak (Quercus phellos)
  • Obeche or Samba, Ayous, Arere, Wana, Abache (West Africa) (Triplochiton scleroxylon)
  • Okoume or “Gaboon” (Aucoumea klaineana)
  • Oregon Myrtle or California Bay Laurel (Umbellularia californica)
  • Pear (Pyrus communis)
  • Pernambuco is another name for Brazilwood (Caesalpinia echinata)
  • Poplar (Populus; in N.Am., wood sold as poplar is usually Yellow-poplar – see below)
    • Balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera)
    • Black poplar (Populus nigra)
    • Hybrid poplar (Populus canadensis)
  • Ramin
  • Red Cedar (Toona ciliata)
  • Rosewood (Dalbergia spp.)
  • Sal (Shorea robusta)
  • Sandalwood (Santalum)
  • Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
  • Sassafras (Australia) (Atherosperma moschatum)
  • Satinwood (Ceylon) (Chloroxylon swietenia)
  • Silky Oak (Grevillea robusta) – Sold as Lacewood in North America
  • Silver Wattle Acacia dealbata
  • Snakewood
  • Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum)
  • Spanish-cedar (Cedrela odorata)
  • American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)
  • Teak (Tectona grandis)
  • Walnut (Juglans)
    • Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
    • Persian Walnut (Juglans regia)
    • Brazilian walnut; Not a walnut. SeeIpe above.
  • Willow (Salix)
    • Black willow (Salix nigra)
    • Cricket-bat willow (Salix alba ‘Coerulea’)
    • White willow (Salix alba)
  • Yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Afzelia (Afzelia)

Agba yun (Synsepalum duloificum)

Albizia (Albizia)

Alder (Alnus)

  • Black alder (Alnus glutinosa)
  • Red alder (Alnus rubra)
Applewood or wild apple (Malus)

Ash (Fraxinus)

  • Black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
  • Blue ash (Fraxinus quadrangulata)
  • Common ash (Fraxinus excelsior)
  • Green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica lanceolata)
  • White ash (Fraxinus americana)

Aspen (Populus)

  • American aspen (Populus tremuloides)
  • Bigtooth aspen (Populus grandidentata)
  • European aspen (Populus tremula

Ayan (Distemonanthus benthamianus)

Balsa (Ochroma pyramidale)

Basswood (Tilia americana)

Beech (Fagus)

  • European Beech (Fagus sylvatica)
  • American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)

Birch (Betula)

American birches

  • Gray birch (Betula populifolia)
  • Paper birch (Betula papyrifera)
  • Sweet birch (Betula lenta)
  • Yellow birch (B. alleghaniensis syn Betula lutea) – most common birch wood sold in N.Am.

European birches, also Baltic birch (N.Am.)

  • Silver birch (Betula pendula)
  • White Birch (Betula pubescens)
Blackbean (Castanospermum australe)
Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
Bocote (Cordia alliodora)
Boxwood or Box (Buxus sempervirens)
Brazilwood (Caesalpinia echinata)
Bubinga (Guibourtia)

Buckeye (Aesculus)

  • Common Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
  • Yellow Buckeye (Aesculus flava)
Butternut (Juglans cinerea)

Carapa (or Andiroba, Carap, Crappo, Crabwood and Santa Maria) (Carapa guianensis)

Catalpa (Catalpa)

Cherry (Prunus)

  • Black cherry (Prunus serotina)
  • Red cherry tree (Prunus pensylvanica)
  • Wild cherry (Prunus avium)
  • “Brazilian Cherry” (Not a Cherry. See Jatoba below)
Chestnut (Castanea dentata)
Coachwood (Ceratopetalum apetalum)
Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa)
Cocuswood, or Jamaican ebony, (Brya ebenus)
Corkwood (Leitneria floridana)
Cottonwood, eastern (Populus deltoides)
Dogwood (Cornus spp.)

Ebony (Diospyros)

  • Andaman marble-wood (India) (Diospyros kurzii)
  • Ebone marbre (Mauritius, E. Africa) (Diospyros melanida)

Elm

  • American elm (Ulmus americana)
  • English elm (Ulmus procera)
  • Rock elm (Ulmus thomasii)
  • Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra)
  • Wych elm (Ulmus glabra)

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus)

  • Lyptus
  • Karri (W. Australia) (Eucalyptus diversicolor)
  • Mahogany eucalyptus, (New South Wales) (Eucalyptus)
  • Ironbark Eucalyptus sideroxylon
  • Jarrah or West Australian eucalyptus (Eucalyptus marginata)
  • Tasmanian oak or Mountain ash, (Eucalyptus regnans Eucalyptus obliqua Eucalyptus delegatensis)
  • River Red Gum
  • Blue Gum Eucalyptus saligna
Greenheart (Guyana) (Chlorocardium rodiei)
Grenadilla (Mpingo) (Dalbergia melanoxylon)

Gum

  • Blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica)
  • Blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus)
  • Redgum or Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
  • Tupelo gum (Nyssa aquatica)

Hickory (Carya)

  • Mockernut hickory (Carya alba)
  • Pignut hickory (Carya glabra)
  • Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata)
  • Shellbark hickory (Carya laciniosa)
Hornbeam (Carpinus species)
Hophornbeam, Eastern (Ostrya virginiana)
pe (Tabebuia impetiginosa)
Iroko (Milicia excelsa syn Chlorophora excelsa)

Ironwood
Ironwood refers to the wood of many tree species noted for the hardness of their wood. Trees commonly known as ironwoods include:** Carpinus caroliniana; also known as  American hornbeam.

    • Casuarina equisetifolia (Common Ironwood from Australia)
    • Choricarpia subargentea
    • Copaifera spp.
    • Eusideroxylon zwageri
    • Guajacum officinale and Guajacum sanctum Lignum vitae
    • Hopea odorata
    • Black Ironwood (Krugiodendron ferreum)
    • Catalina Ironwood (Lyonothamnus lyonii)
    • Mesua ferrea (also known as Rose
    • Chestnut or Ceylon Ironwood, from
    • Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia)
    • Olea spp. (various olive trees)
    • Desert Ironwood (Olneya tesota)
    • Hophornbeam (Ostrya virginiana)
    • Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica)
    • Ipe (Tabebuia serratifolia)
Jacaranda, Brazilian rosewood (Dalbergia nigra)
Jatoba (Hymenaea courbaril)
Lacewood from the Sycamore(N.Am.) or Plane(UK) trees (Platanus species)
Laurel, California (Umbellularia californica)
Limba (Terminalia superba)
Lignum vitae (Guaiacum officinale and Guaiacum sanctum)

Locust

  • Black locust or Yellow locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
  • Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Mahogany

  • Mahogany (African) (Khaya spp.)
  • Mahogany (West Indies or Cuban) (Swietenia mahagoni)
  • Mahogany (Honduras, Central and South America) (Swietenia macrophylla)
  • Mahogany (Philippine), Not a mahogany, see Lauan.

Maple (Acer)

  • Hard Maple (N.Am.)
  • Sugar maple (Acer saccharum)
  • Black maple (Acer nigrum)
  • Soft Maple (N.Am.)
  • Manitoba maple (Acer negundo)
  • Red maple (Acer rubrum)
  • Silver maple (Acer saccharinum)
  • European Maples
  • Sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus)
Meranti (Shorea spp.)
Mpingo (Grenadilla) (Dalbergia melanoxylon)

Oak (Quercus)

  • American White Oak includes wood from any of the following species of trees:
    • Bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa)
    • White oak (Quercus alba)
    • Post oak (Quercus stellata)
    • Swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor)
    • Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana)
    • Swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauxii)
    • Chestnut oak (Quercus prinus or Q. montana)
    • Chinkapin oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)
    • Canyon live oak (Quercus chrysolepis)
    • Overcup oak (Quercus lyrata)
  • English oak, also French and Slovenian oak barrels (Quercus robur and sometimes Quercus petraea)
  • Red Oak includes wood from any of the following species of trees:
    • Red oak (Quercus rubra)
    • Black oak (Quercus velutina)
    • Laurel oak (Quercus laurifolia))
    • Southern red oak (Quercus falcata)
    • Water oak (Quercus nigra)
    • Willow oak {Quercus phellos)
    • Nuttall’s oak (Quercus texana or Q. nuttallii)
    • Willow oak (Quercus phellos)
Obeche or Samba, Ayous, Arere, Wana, Abache (West Africa) (Triplochiton scleroxylon)
Okoume or “Gaboon” (Aucoumea klaineana)
Oregon Myrtle or California Bay Laurel (Umbellularia californica)
Pear (Pyrus communis)
Pernambuco is another name for Brazilwood (Caesalpinia echinata)

Poplar
(Populus; in N.Am., wood sold as poplar is usually Yellow-poplar – see below)

  • Balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera)
  • Black poplar (Populus nigra)
  • Hybrid poplar (Populus canadensis)
Ramin
Red Cedar (Toona ciliata)
Rosewood (Dalbergia spp.)
Sal (Shorea robusta)
Sandalwood (Santalum)
Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
Sassafras (Australia) (Atherosperma moschatum)
Satinwood (Ceylon) (Chloroxylon swietenia)

Silky Oak (Grevillea robusta)

  • Sold as Lacewood in North America
Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum)
Spanish-cedar (Cedrela odorata)
American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)
Teak (Tectona grandis)

Walnut (Juglans)

  • Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
  • Persian Walnut (Juglans regia)
  • Brazilian walnut (Not a walnut. SeeIpe above).

Willow (Salix)

  • Black willow (Salix nigra)
  • Cricket-bat willow (Salix alba ‘Coerulea’)
  • White willow (Salix alba)
Yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Have questions about our product selection? Give us a call at 651-277-7000 for more information and recommendations. We are happy to help!

Higley Cabinets
39675 Grand Avenue
North Branch, MN 55056

Phone: 651-277-7000

Fax: 651-277-7001

Email: info@higleycabinets.com

Business Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM