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#1 posted 08-25-2012 07:31 PM

As you can see its beautiful and as tough as a pigs nose………as one said, Patience is a virtue with this wood.

I’ve been in so many homes where the owner is in a second heaven with a barrage of remarks on the mission/craftsman style trim work. Rightfully so but they seem quite shocked to learn that the ash or oak trim work is in fact…….”Elm”

You cannot and should not transport the elm due to the potential of spreading the disease but if its kiln dried, the disease is dead.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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