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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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Thickness:

Species:

Millwork Addons:

Gum, Red

Gum, Red

Liquidambar Styraciflua

Hamamelidaceae - The Witch-Hazel Family

Other Common Name(s):

Alligator Tree, Alligator Wood, American Red Gum, Balsamo Blanco, Bilsted, Liquidambo, Hazel Pine, Liquidambar, Liquidambo, Red Gum, Sap Gum, Satin Walnut, Star Leaf Gum, Sweetgum

Domestic Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Cabinets, Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings

Distribution:

Red Gum grows from Connecticut, as far west as Oklahoma and south in Texas and Florida. Red Gum likes to grow in wet moist soil along river and stream banks. It is one of the first specie to reestablish after logging or clearing of an area.

General Description

The sapwood is very wide and is pale almost white in color. The heartwood is pinkish brown to a reddish brown in color. The grain is very irregular and can often be interlocked. The interlocked gain can from a ribbon stripe. Despite the grain variations the texture is usually fine, even and uniform.

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

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Working Properties

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

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.95
Specific Gravity:
0.46 - 0.52
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
7,100 - 12,500
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,200 - 1,640
Side Hardness (lbs):
850

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