Light tan to reddish brown
contains open & closed knots, bark pockets and checking providing a rustic look.
Qty 1 = 1 Board Foot
Minimum Purchase of 10BF
Knotty Alder Lumber shares the same color and grain pattern as Superior Alder the only difference is that what would be considered defects in the superior grade is now called character providing a unique rustic looking. This lumber is mainly used to build furniture, cabinets and other framing applications. Knotty Alder is a great money saving alternative to Superior Alder if you only need narrow and short length piece.
Rustic traits you’ll find in Knotty Alder Lumber:
• Open and closed knots sizes will vary from pinhole knots to over an inch wide open knots
• Bark Pockets – bark that is partly or completely enclosed in the board
• Checking – surfaced stress cracks going across the grain mainly caused by seasoning
• Shake – separation along the grain
Knotty Alder Lumber
- Premium/Rustic/Character Grade
- Rough thickness 15/16″
- S2S & SL1E thickness 25/32″
- Contains open & closed knots providing a rustic look.
- Scientific Name: Alnus rubra
- Kiln Dried
- Weight is approximately 2.5lbs per board foot
For specific widths & lengths please ad sizes in order notes at checkout.
If your interest in more of the details on how lumber is graded you read all about it in NHLA Rules Book.
Knotty Alder Lumber Characteristics
We Knotty Alder in the following Grades in 8-10ft lengths widths will be on the narrow side 3 inches to 7 inches:
Cabinet, Jacket Board, Custom Shop, Premium Frame, K Strips, Rustic and standard frame.
For detailed analysis on how the grades different visit our friends at Cascade Hardwood and use their grading online grading tool.
Knotty Alder Lumber is softer than most hardwoods and can be machine and tooled very easily. This is a great inexpensive product for project that don’t require long cuts.
Knotty Alder sands well, glues and stains very nicely.
|Dimensions||12 x 12 x 1 in|
Rough, S2S & SL1E, S4S
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