Identifying Red Alder Wood

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Color/Appearance: Red Alder tends to be a light tan to reddish brown; color darkens and reddens with age. There is no visible distinction between heartwood .The wood of red alder, at 28 lbs. per cubic foot dry, weighs about one third less than red oak. The heartwood and sapwood are both a rich reddish brown with straight, close grain. When red alder is cut in the autumn, the wood color is frequently a golden yellow..

Because of its abundance, red alder delivers large amounts of nitrogen to enrich forest soils. Red alder stands have been found to supply between pounds of nitrogen per acre kg per ha annually to the soil..Lo.ng for the old wood listing page? It's still available here though the latest updates and newest wood profiles will only be added to this current page ..Identifying "Diamond Willow" Woodweb members recognize the unique shape of "diamond willow." Here's a p.o. A Wood Identification Puzzle.Iyze wood types by microscopy at EMSL, a laboratory in NJ. A good reference for starters is "Identifying Wood. Accurate results with simple tools." by R.Bruce Hoadly..

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    Because of its abundance, red alder delivers large amounts of nitrogen to enrich forest soils. Red alder stands have been found to supply between pounds of nitrogen per acre kg per ha annually to the soil..

  • Wood Finder The Wood Database

    Lo.ng for the old wood listing page? It's still available here though the latest updates and newest wood profiles will only be added to this current page ..

  • Wood Identification At Woodwebs Knowledge Base

    Identifying "Diamond Willow" Woodweb members recognize the unique shape of "diamond willow." Here's a p.o. A Wood Identification Puzzle.

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    Iyze wood types by microscopy at EMSL, a laboratory in NJ. A good reference for starters is "Identifying Wood. Accurate results with simple tools." by R.Bruce Hoadly..

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