Perfect Plank Co.
Alder Perfect Plank
Alder Perfect Plank Counter Tops
Alder Perfect Plank is used for a myriad of interior purposes, including kitchen
counter tops and islands, restaurant tables, and furniture parts of all types. It is
similar in appearance, texture and density to its sister species, Pacific Coast Maple.
Although most woodworkers would regard Alder as the superior species, it sells for a
lower price than maple.
Alder is more machinable than maple is highly prized for its ability to accept
stains. Thus, it frequently is treated in order to permit its substitution for cherry,
walnut, and mahogany.
Alder is available in thicknesses of 1 3/8" and 1 3/4". Alder Perfect Plank is
made with laminations anywhere from 0.75" to 2.0". One face is of furniture quality,
sanded with 120 grit paper. Reverse side may contain defects and is sanded with 80
Alder Perfect Plank
Alder Perfect Plank--1 3/8" thick
Alder Perfect Plank--1 3/4" thick*
* Whenever possible, we send full thickness up to 1 7/8". If you need top to be
specifically 1 3/4", please let us know while ordering.
Orders received by 4 p.m. Friday will be shipped on Friday of the following week.
Exceptions: Plank which exceed 48" width often require two extra days.
Perfect Plank Co. does not maintain accounts. Most customers send a check at the time of
order or use a major credit card.
Orders are shipped freight collect from Oroville, California. Orders weighing more than 70
pounds are shipped via XPO Logistics. Orders weighing less than 70 pounds (within size
limits) can be shipped UPS. (Other limitations apply)
Upon receipt of order, it is essential that you inspect the freight for damage prior to signing the
delivery receipt! Unsatisfactory merchandise can be returned after receiving verbal approval
from the Order Desk. Replacement will be made for defects which are the result of
manufacturing error. However, the Perfect Plank Co. cannot accept responsibility for those
defects which are inherent in the species of wood. In all cases, the liability of the Perfect Plank
Co. shall be limited to the sale price of the item and shall not be extended to include the value
of any labor or materials used in finishing or installing the product.
Upon receipt, it is essential that you finish the ends and BOTH sides of the plank immediately
in order to avoid cupping or warping. All wood products are sensitive to changes in
temperature and humidity, and care must be taken to prevent exposure to environmental
Perfect Plank Order Desk: 1-800-327-1961
Perfect Plank Order Desk: 1-530-533-7606
Alder Perfect Plank Butcherblock with stain and edge detail
(Additional services not offered by Perfect Plank Co.)