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864Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Wood for Bagaduce

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  • John B. Trussell
    Nov 25, 2005
      There are other woods to plank with. Sassafrass works nicely and smells
      good while you're working with it. Finding it can be tough.

      John t
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ron Carter" <carter@...>
      To: <AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, November 25, 2005 9:30 AM
      Subject: [AtkinBoats] Re: Wood for Bagaduce


      > --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "waltbald" <lwo2@a...> wrote:
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      >> Much more likely bald cypress (Taxodium distichum). Lawsons Cypress
      >> (Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana) is idenditfied in a US Forest Products Lab
      >> document as Port Orford Cedar.
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      > I'm certain that the Cypress referred to by Johnson's is bald
      > cypress. I've found another lead for white cedar so cypress goes to
      > the back of the list. Too bad because the 16' lengths would certainly
      > make the side planking easier.
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