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toolman
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types of wood

Post by toolman » Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:55 pm

I'm taking a stabb at a strip build ,can anyone tell what different woods are used.I now about Western Red Cedar.Right know I have a bit of it and some Nogal for accent pieces .What else is light in weight and colour?

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Re: types of wood

Post by tx river rat » Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:59 pm

Redwood ,its dark
White pine
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Post by jem » Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:25 pm

some builders use aspen for accent strips.
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Re: types of wood

Post by OnkaBob » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:23 pm

Paulownia (also known as Kiri) is excellent - but could be very hard to find in your area. Would be worth just having a cast around though - you never know your luck.
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