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Forum topic by ChrisCarr posted 07-07-2011 04:44 AM 1107 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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07-07-2011 04:44 AM

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


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#1 posted 07-07-2011 11:11 AM

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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