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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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Sassafras

Sassafras Albidum

Lauraceae - The Laurel Family

Other Common Name(s):

Cinnamon-wood, Golden Elm, Red Sassafras, Sasafrax-tree, White Sassafras

Domestic Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior

Uses:

Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Shipbuilding

Distribution:

Sassafras can be found growing from southern Ontario down into the eastern half of the United States. The tree likes moist, yet sandy soil. It can commonly be found in old fields, forest openings, and clearings.

General Description

The sapwood in narrow and is pale yellow to white in color. The is not a distinct boarder between the sapwood and the heartwood. The heartwood in pale brown when fresh cut, but deeps to a dull orange-brown upon exposure. The grain is typically straight and have a coarse texture.

Working Properties

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

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.59
Specific Gravity:
0.42 - 0.53
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
6,000 - 9,000
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
2,730 - 4,760
Side Hardness (lbs):
1240

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