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#1 posted 08-04-2016 11:38 AM

Beech was the traditional choice for European planes, and some people suggest that ring porous woods (like oak) aren’t a great choice because the difference between the hardness of the early and late rings can cause problems in the mouth of the plane. This suggests that other hard diffuse-porous woods like maple and birch would work fine too. But white oak is the traditional choice for Japanese planes, so it seems to me that it’s unlikely to cause a problem.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests


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