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1099 days ago

Has anyone worked with Black Gum wood?
Whats your experiences with it?


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#1 posted 1099 days ago

It is very, very, very tough.
It will warp and twist.
The grain is like braided or woven so it will not split.
The only commercial uses I know of for it are rail road cross ties and equipment moving rollers.

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