Wednesday, March 20, 2013

English Elm (Ulmus Procera)

Status: Secure and available.

Other Common Names: European Elm, Irish Elm

Found throughout Europe, these members of the Ulmaceae family (Ulmus) can grow to 80-110 feet in height and 3-6 feet in diameter. .

Color can vary between light to medium brown with pale sapwood.

Medium texture, machines well and turns well but tearout can occur.  Specific Gravity: .48-.64. Avg. Dry Weight:  40 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Furniture, Boxes
Irish Elm Burl

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