Mesquite Wood Countertops and Table Tops


General Description:

Mesquite is a remarkable wood known for its beauty, strength and tenacity. The color and grain characteristics are enhanced with occasional defects, ingrown bark and mineral streaks. The reddish-brown color revealed when a finish is applied gives an exceptionally distinctive appearance to wood cut parallel to the grain. The End Grain cut has its own beautiful personality of rich brown patterns.

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Janka Hardness



Fresh cut mesquite will range in color from a blonde, to Light brown to dark reddish brown.

Color Change:

Mesquite wood will darken in color as UV light interacts with the exposed surface giving it a more uniform rich mahogany color over time.


High in character, with ingrown bark and mineral streaks.


Mesquite is a domestic hardwood that is considerably more stable, more dense and harder than most other hardwoods. Mesquite is also an environmentally friendly renewable resource.


Finishes very well.