Color: English Elm has a distinguished creamy white sapwood and golden brown heartwood. Wood slabs have great character because of its distinctive grain patterns.
Janka Hardness: 810 (medium)
Decay and Weather Resistance: English Elm is not rated as decay resistant and is susceptible to insect attack. Living trees are susceptible to Dutch elm disease; often you will find English Elm slabs with holes from where the tree was once injected with treatment.
Workability: English Elm glues, stains, and finishes well. English Elm does well with steam bending and will hold nails and screws well.
Uses: When properly dried, English Elm is a very stable wood making it ideal for furniture making, especially large Nakashima style tables.
To view available slabs listed in our website inventory. click on a desired thickness listed in the chart to the right. Keep in mind we only have about 1/10th of our inventory listed online, so feel free to reach out to a member of our sales team for more assistance in your search: firstname.lastname@example.org