Botanical Name: Alnus Glutinosa
Alder is used for turners to create toys, handles, and other items. It is often chosen as a Cherry wood substitute.
Buy Alder wood for sale from Advantage Trim & Lumber Co., Inc.
All hardwood lumber is sold by the board foot. A minimum order of 100 board feet for online orders is required. All orders will be fulfilled with random length and width boards. Do you need custom sized boards? Please call 1-877-232-3915
||Heartwood is a light reddish-brown with darker lines or streaks. Straight grained, with a fine texture.
||Aune, Black Alder, Common Alder, Eis, Erle, Hannoki
||Low cutting resistance. Easy to work with sharp cutting edges. Slight blunting effect on cutters. Nails, screws and glues well. Stains and polishes to a good finish.
||Low bending strength (11020 psi) and resistance to shock loads. Very low stiffness but with medium crushing strength (5722 psi). When setting, checking can occur on the ends of bends.