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 Post subject: types of wood
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:55 pm 
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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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 Post subject: Re: types of wood
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:59 pm 
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Redwood ,its dark
White pine
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 Post subject: Re: types of wood
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:25 pm 
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some builders use aspen for accent strips.

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 Post subject: Re: types of wood
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:23 pm 
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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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