Sometimes with all of the empirical data and objective characteristics given, it becomes easy to overlook the primary purpose of the data: to evaluate the suitability of a wood species for a given task. Sometimes it seems as though a particular wood species was made for a certain purpose. Knowing the common uses for a wood species can help take the guesswork out of interpreting the data, and help to avoid pitfalls.

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  1. cathy July 25, 2014 at 10:47 am - Reply

    Just bought a cedar swing.for country home .it will be out in the element all year
    Would like to know if its necessary to weather proof it or seal it.
    Thank you.

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