[nafex] I need some thoughts

Lucky Pittman Lucky.Pittman at murraystate.edu
Wed May 23 09:19:47 EDT 2001


At 06:50 PM 05/22/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Cornus mas is as hard as tropical hardwood.  I know someone who makes flutes
>of it.  But the trees are neither big or fast growing.

The old-timers across Appalachia and into the Deep South used to use 
C.florida to fashion mauls and wooden wedges for splitting firewood, 
etc.  After seasoning, C.florida wood is very hard & tough.
Lucky Pittman
USDA Zone 6
Hopkinsville, KY


 

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