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#1 posted 12-17-2012 12:15 AM

Oak is a lot harder and will take knocks better. As a1Jim says, don’t use red oak, use white oak. Western Red Cedar is light and very rot resistant but it crushes easily. Also, its dust is fairly toxic.

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