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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.

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Millwork Addons:

Elm, Grey

Elm, Grey

Ulmus Americana

Ulmaceae - The Elm Family

Other Common Name(s):

American Elm, Elm, Florida Elm, Gray Elm, Grey Elm, Swamp Elm, Water Elm, White Elm

Domestic Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Food Containers, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Toys

Distribution:

Grey Elm grows on the Eastern Coast of the United States and Canada, as far west as the Rock Mountains, and as far south as northern Florida and Texas. The tree grows interspersed in mixed hardwood stands, and prefers moist soils of valleys and flood plains. The Grey Elm is the largest tree of the Elm species. The Grey Elm has been particular hard hit by Dutch Elm disease.

General Description

The sapwood is often very wide and is grayish white to light brown in color. The heartwood which is typically darker in color then the sapwood and often has a reddish tint to it. The grain is generally straight, but can also be irregular or interlocked. It is reported to have a coarse texture, that can be woolly. It is very similar to Red Elm in appearance.

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

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Working Properties

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

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.916
Specific Gravity:
0.49 - 0.56
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
7,200 - 11,900
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,115 - 1,430
Side Hardness (lbs):
830

Additional Information

Sharp tooling is a necessity to try and prevent wooly surfaces. It is also recommended that mail and screws be pre-bored.

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