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Fumed Alder Shuttle

Fumed Alder Scan

Fumed Alder is Red Alder that has been treated with ammonia (probably) fumes to darken what is ordinarily a bland wood.  The color goes all the way through.  Fumed Alder is a a golden brown with a sparkly fleck to it.

Alder is stable, and is very springy.  The texture is fine with no visible pores.  The grain is straight.  The strength is low. See Wood Terms for an explanation of terms.