I thought Elm as well, take a look at the back side of the side panel
where the wavy grain is located - certainly has that pheasant feather
look to it. But the very straight grained forward stuff had me puzzled
on declaring it Elm.
Not that it'll be definitive or anything, but the guy's from Kalifornya
(IIRC) - I was trying to come up with woods common in that neck of the
world. Wouldn't be carob or somesuch would it?
I'm sure he could be emailed - or maybe the FWW website has the asked
and answered question already posted.
Owen Lowe and his Fly-by-Night Copper Company
Offering a shim for the Porter-Cable 557 type 2 fence design.
We have 5 kinds of elm in Arkansas, and there is some variation between
them in the appearance of the wood. They do have the feathery
characteristic in common. There are also international species of Elm.
Some of the early Chinese furniture was made with a wood called Yü-mu
that has been identified as elm.
Doug Stowe Author of: Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Box Making
Contributing Editor, Woodwork, A Magazine for All Woodworkers
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.