What's in this paddle?:
- Ash: The Ash tree grows in Eastern USA and Canada. The heartwood is a light to medium brown color. It is renowned for excellent shock resistance and flexibility, both of which are ideal qualities for a paddle.
- Red Oak: Arguably the most popular hardwood in the United States, this tree grows in Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada. The heartwood is a light to medium brown, commonly with a reddish cast.
- Honduran Mahogany: Also known as genuine mahogany, grows in Southern Mexico to central South America. Its color ranges vary from yellowish-brown to orange to reddish-brown. Mahogany also exhibits an optical phenomenon known as chatoyancy.