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Forum topic by BobD posted 05-25-2011 04:04 PM 1335 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-25-2011 04:04 PM

My neighbor is cutting down some 30 foot palm trees. Is there any useful wood in a palm tree?

-- Bob, San Diego

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#1 posted 05-25-2011 05:09 PM

Palm is a relative of the grass family. Its wood is stringy and difficult to machine. Black and Red Palm are the two most often imported exotic types of palm in lumber form. Difficult to turn, machine, etc. Not my favorite wood.

-- McKinney Hardwood Lumber --Specializing in exotic and figured hardwood lumber -McKinney, TX

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#2 posted 05-25-2011 09:13 PM

Only thing that comes to mind are “Tiki’s”

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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