Red Elm has a red-brown heartwood with light brown to grayish-white sapwood. This ring porous hardwood has a very strong grain pattern. The wood is heavy, hard, and strong.
|Chairs, bending stock, furniture, interior decoration including paneling, containers.
||Limited availability in 4/4 and 5/4, 6/4 and heavier material is rather rare.
||Low to moderate.
Relative Working Properties
||Resistance to splitting in nailing
||Resistance to splitting in screwing
|Specific gravity (12% m.c.)
||Average shipping weight kilograms (kg) per cubic metre (m3) air dry
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