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Rex has 4 locations in the North East
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Rex does Custom Lumber
Custom Lumber Selections Available.
Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

Grade:

Thickness:

Species:

Millwork Addons:

Alder

Alder

Alnus Rubra

Betulaceae - The Birch Family

Other Common Name(s):

Oregon Alder, Pacific Coast Alder, West Coast Alder, Western Alder

FSC Available

Domestic Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Carving, Cabinetry, Core Stock, Furniture, Interior Trim, Mouldings, Millwork, Paneling, Turning

Distribution:

Grows in northwestern United States. It grows best along waterways and along slopes where moisture is abundant and there is frequent rain.

General Description

The sapwood and heartwood are not easily distinguishable. When the timber is first cut the wood is a pale cream to white color, which darkens to a light reddish brown upon exposure to air. The grain is straight, fine and even, with no reported figure.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Excellent
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Excellent

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.35
Specific Gravity:
0.37 - 0.41
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
6,400 - 10,250
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1185 - 1415
Side Hardness (lbs):
590

Additional Information

While the wood takes both nails and screws well without splitting, it is reported that the holding ability of the wood is only fair.

Items Available

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  • 4/4 Superiors
  • 4/4 Premium Frame
  • 4/4 Custom Shop
  • 4/4 Cabinet Grade
  • 5/4 Superiors
  • 5/4 Premium Frame
  • 5/4 Custom Shop
  • 6/4 Superiors
  • 6/4 Character Mark
  • 8/4 Superiors
  • 8/4 Character Mark
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