Sumac

sumac

Scientific Name: Rhus spp.
Location: northeastern USA
Dried Weight: 33lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 680lbf
Crushing Strength: 5,940lbf /in2

 

Sumac has a yellow to olive-green coloration while the sapwood is a greyish white color. The grain is straight to interlocked and it has a fine to medium texture. The wood has a moderate level of natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. It is rated as non-durable to perishable in regards to decay. It is an easy wood to work with.

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