Red Elm Lumber at AFP Logs & Lumber, Inc. in Buckhannon, WV
The wood of red elm is fairly easy to work, it nails, screws and glues well, and can be sanded and stained to a good finish. It dries well with minimum degrade and little movement in performance.
The North-Eastern Appalachian region.
Furniture, cabinet making, flooring, millwork, paneling and caskets. Limited availability in 4/4 and 5/4, 6/4 and heavier material is rather rare.
3% of total U.S. hardwoods commercially available.
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