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Origin of Wood Type:
Botanical Name:
Sassafras officinale
Specific Gravity:
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
2.40 lb/ bf
Color Range:
Pale - Dark Brown - Cream Brown
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width:
3" to 12"
Typical Avg. Length:
8' to 12' feet
Avg. Waste Factor (?):

Wood Uses:

Furniture, Boxes, Crates, Fencing, Boat Building and many other uses!
lumber Grades (?):

Common 1 & 2, FAS

Other Trade Names:

Cinnamon Wood, Red Sassafras, Black Ash


Sassafras is a fragrant North American hardwood. With open grain, soft texture and light brown color it is sometimes used as a chestnut substitute.
*Excellent bending properties
*Chestnut substitute

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