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Alder : Alnus glutinosa

Alder tends to be a light tan to reddish brown; color darkens and reddens with age.  Alder has closed pores, and a fine, even grain. The grain is usually straight, but can also be wild or irregular depending on the growth form of each individual tree.

Origin:  Coastal western North America

Janka Hardness: 590 lbf (2,620 N)

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