Inventory - Species:
Red Elm
Ulmus rubra
Available in:
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Our Red Elm Inventory

We have Red Elm slabs in stock online in sizes that usually range:

  • Up to 27" wide
  • Up to 9' long

Origin: Red Elm is commonly referred to as Slippery Elm or Soft Elm. It can be found in the Eastern and Midwestern United States.

Color: Red Elm has a reddish-brown heartwood and a pale sapwood.

Janka Hardness: 860 (medium-soft). Hardness is similiar to Honduran Mahogany.

Decay & Weather Resistance: Red Elm is rated as non-durable and is not insect resistant.

Workability: Some note that Red Elm can be difficult to work with due to its interlocked grain. However, it does glue, stain, and finish well.

Uses: Red Elm is used for furniture, boxes, baskets, and veneer

Elm, Red

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.


Phone: 413.229.7919

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