Thursday, May 23, 2013

Locust (Robinia Sp)

Status: Secure and available.

Other Common Names: Black Locust

Found in Eastern United States, these members of the Fabaceae family (Robinia) can grow to 100 feet in height and 3 feet in diameter. .

Color is greenish yellow to medium brown.

Medium texture, machining can be troublesome but turns well.  Specific Gravity: .66-.82. Avg. Dry Weight:  51 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Flooring, Cabinetry, Turning.

Locust (Robinia Sp.)

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