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Density of woods


 

The following table shows the densities of various woods, starting with the heaviest. A graph, based on these figures, is shown below the table.

Species
Density (kg/cu m) @ 12% MC
Lignum Vitae

1230

Box
910
Holly
780
Beech
720
Oak (pendunculate)
720
Ash
690
Yew
670
Birch
660
Teak
640
Walnut
640
Plane
620
Sycamore
610
Cherry
600
Elm
550
Lime
540
Spanish Chestnut
540
Douglas Fir
530
Mahogany
530
Horse Chestnut
510
Scots Pine
510
Spruce
470
Poplar
450
Western Red Cedar
370

Information supplied by Arrowsmiths (Timber Dryers) Ltd "Guide to Wood - Version1"

 

 
 

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