American Chestnut


American Chestnut once made up about 1/4 of all the eastern woodlands in the USA. Unfortunately, nearly all were destroyed by the Chestnut Blight” that began in the early 20th century.”

Avg Dry Wgt : 30 lbs/ft3 (480 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 540lbf (2402 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.48

Texture : Coarse
Grain Pattern : Straight
Health Risk : Dust can affect lung function.
Color : Light Brown
Wood Type : Temperate Hardwood

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