Inventory - Species:
American Elm
Ulmus Americana
Available in:
4/4 or thinner 5/4 6/4 8/4 10/4 12/4
(1" or less) (1 ¼") (1 ½") (2") (2 ½") (3")
(select desired thickness)

Our American Elm Inventory

We have over 50 American Elm slabs in stock online in sizes that usually range:

  • Up to 47" wide
  • Up to 16' long
  • Up to 2" thick

Origin: American Elm trees are found in eastern North America from Newfoundland to Texas. American Elm is sometimes also called Soft Elm, Gray Elm or White Elm.

Color: The sapwood of American Elm is fairly wide and has a grayish white color compared to the heartwood. The heartwood of this species is a light grayish brown with a reddish tinge.

Janka Hardness: 830 (medium)

Decay and Weather Resistance – Rated as non-durable and non-rot resistant. Living trees are susceptible to Dutch elm disease.

Workability: Easy to work with, but may blunt hand tools. It nails, glues and finishes well.

Uses: Because American Elm is a hard, strong and bends well it is used for making baskets and hoops. It is also used in furniture making, flooring and veneer.

Elm, American

We are one of the biggest and oldest suppliers of large natural live edge wood slabs in the country.

We have over 10,000 kiln dried live edge slabs in stock with nearly 50 species to choose from. In our inventory we have slabs up to 75" wide, up to 20' long, and up to 8" thick.

 

If you can't find what you need online, please contact one of our knowledgeable sales representatives for assistance in your search.

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