USES: Cabinet making, flooring, furniture, flooring, millwork, panels, etc.
ORIGINS: Eastern and Midwest United States
BOTANICAL NAME: Ulmus Rubra
COMMON NAME: Red Elm, Slippery Elm
COLOR DETAILS: Greyish white to light brown sapwood. Heartwood is reddish to darker brown.
WEIGHT: Approximately 3.7 lbs. per board foot kiln dried.
WORKABILITY: Red Elm is fairly easy to work with but can have occasional tearout or fuzzing while planing due to interlocking grain. It nails, screws, and glues well. Sands nicely and takes a good finish.