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Re: [nafex] I need some thoughts
At 06:50 PM 05/22/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Cornus mas is as hard as tropical hardwood. I know someone who makes flutes
>of it. But the trees are neither big or fast growing.
The old-timers across Appalachia and into the Deep South used to use
C.florida to fashion mauls and wooden wedges for splitting firewood,
etc. After seasoning, C.florida wood is very hard & tough.
USDA Zone 6
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