[NAFEX] rot-resistant woods
O'Barr, R. D.
topgun at otelco.net
Tue Oct 11 12:51:56 EDT 2005
What about cedar?
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From: "ben franklin" <goatlunchfarm at hotmail.com>
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Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 4:41 PM
Subject: [NAFEX] rot-resistant woods
> Re: rot-resistance of woods,locust and chestnut artevalued because they
> rot-resistant under the most difficult conditions,namely alternate wetting
> and pasrtial drying. Fungi need to breathe,too, I fuess.
> Other woods (with which i have no personal experience ) of the same repute
> include Catalpa and osage Orange (Maclura Pomifera)
> Alder's rot resistance is only under the peculiar circumstance of
> submersion,whether in flowing water or under the permanent water table. A
> notable historical example of he latter is its use as pilings for support
> bridge piers and buildings,some reputedly of alder and still in use from
> Roman times.
> John Leyzorek
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