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What size is stronger?


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#21 mlappin

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 08:16 AM

Not sure if it's true but I had a forester tell me once white oak and burr oak are the same far as durability. Just a thought if you can't get white oak. Not sure about red elm, we don't have enough in the area to ever get any boards out of one. I do know unlike regular elm a red elm will stand until the roots rot out from under them.

No matter what you end up using, stick to the narrower boards, a lot less prone to splitting and warping.

Edited by mlappin, 24 February 2012 - 08:19 AM.

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#22 Nitram

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 12:39 AM

Floor is in used 2x6 pressure treated. Thanks for all the input. You guys are the best.




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