Identifying Red Alder Wood

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Grain/Texture: Grain is generally straight, with a moderately fine, uniform texture. Rot Resistance: Red Alder is rated non-durable to perishable regarding decay resistance, and freshly cut logs should be quickly converted into lumber and dried to prevent staining or decay in the wood. Odor: No characteristic odor..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..Red alder. A medium-sized broad-leaf tree, up to 24 metres tall. Aboriginal people used the bark for dyeing basket material, wood, wool, feathers, human hair, .

Alder is the common name of a genus of flowering plants Alnus belonging to the birch family Betulaceae.The genus comprises about 35 species of monoecious trees and shrubs, a few reaching a large size, distributed throughout the north temperate zone with a few species extending into Central America, as well as the northern and southern Andes..Color/Appearance: European Alder tends to be a light tan to reddish brown; color darkens and reddens with age. There is no visible distinction between heartwood and sapwood. The overall grain pattern and appearance is similar to Birch Betula genus though redder than Birchand both genera are derived from the same family, Betulaceae.Grain/Texture: European Alder has closed pores, and a .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 ..Bad wood - left column. ALDER - red alder -see Alder Buckthorn paragraph ANDROMEDA -Pieris, Lily of the Valley shrub APRICOT ARROWHEAD VINE AUSTRALIAN FLAME TREE AUSTRALIAN UMBRELLA TREE AVACADO.

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    Alder is the common name of a genus of flowering plants Alnus belonging to the birch family Betulaceae.The genus comprises about 35 species of monoecious trees and shrubs, a few reaching a large size, distributed throughout the north temperate zone with a few species extending into Central America, as well as the northern and southern Andes..

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    Color/Appearance: European Alder tends to be a light tan to reddish brown; color darkens and reddens with age. There is no visible distinction between heartwood and sapwood. The overall grain pattern and appearance is similar to Birch Betula genus though redder than Birchand both genera are derived from the same family, Betulaceae.Grain/Texture: European Alder has closed pores, and a .

  • 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 ..

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    Bad wood - left column. ALDER - red alder -see Alder Buckthorn paragraph ANDROMEDA -Pieris, Lily of the Valley shrub APRICOT ARROWHEAD VINE AUSTRALIAN FLAME TREE AUSTRALIAN UMBRELLA TREE AVACADO.

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