There are large bark incursions present, checks, solid spalting, and splits. Add to Cart. From shop TossedAndTurnedWood. It will make exceptional woodworking projects! Although it grows best on moist soils, Box Elder is drought and cold resistant. When not resin impregnated (it is usually sold stabilized for turnery) it is a fairly lightweight wood. Copyright © 2008-2020 Eric Meier | All Rights Reserved, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvh0hMsy4dM. Some of them have the characteristic bug holes in them. A range of creamy orange and vanilla colors mix with some pink streaks through burl and figure, truly setting this wood apart. Brand New. Box Elder is a great wood for turning as the grain is fine and the burls have exquisite detail, giving great depth to any area with figure. Most defects have been cut away, but there may be an occasional bark incursion or surface checks present. God how I hate imported honey suckle vines, they will kill your Dogwoods and cripple your pines! I’m letting it dry out in our garage, and finishing the tops with tung oil. It would have been most valuable to see a picture(s) of this species. If you think this tree is invasive try getting rid if imported honey suckle. Contact us and tell us what you're looking for. I’m looking for some box elder live edge. Special Note: These pieces are not to be confused with our "Flame Box Elder" which has heavy red colors. Except for the occasional specimen in the western part of its range that grows to 75' tall and a diameter of 4', boxelder commonly peaks growth at heights of 40-50' and 2-3' diameters. The heartwood is a grayish/yellowish brown, frequently with red or pink streaks. Buy It Now +$14.00 shipping. Perhaps due to superstition, and perhaps due to the tree’s small stature, it’s difficult to find Elder wood for sale. Buy It Now +$24.92 shipping. These Box Elder photos are so beautiful. The knives in the Box Elder Wood series feature box elder heartwood handles – often called Manitoba maple or ash-leaf maple – with a greyish/yellowish color. Spellbook Gaming Boxes. The wood dries well with little degrade. The picture i have added is what I am trying to replace, I think the red tinge in the flame red box elder would look super instead of… Read more », Interesting comments for such a trash species of tree. Sold out. (down to 8-15/16") x 2-3/4", 13-1/4" x 12-1/8" max. Nevertheless, it is more than strong enough and has application in many different frame components. Box Elder Flame Planed Wood Board Slab Live Edge Shelf Project Lumber Sign. Oct 30, 2016 - Explore Lou Chenier's board "Box elder" on Pinterest. Dyed/stabilized burl blocks for use in turning projects are also offered. These pictures make me think twice, but still hate it. This is some of the best Box Elder Burl we’ve cut in years! Slight rough edge or small edge check might be present. Boxelder has been used for food containers such as crates and barrels. This material is vacuum kiln dried and surfaced on two sides. Around here the biggest ones found are generally about 30'-40' tall and about 2' around. Most defects have been cut away, but there may be an occasional bark incursion or surface check that will easily turn away.\ You’ll love this colorful material for any of your turning projects! Heated well but a little quick burning. This Box Elder is a creamy, vanilla color with some range of creamsicle orange colors mixed in. Freshly cut as of July 2020, completely wax sealed, and contains residual moisture. It also attracts boxelder bugs which often enter homes in fall. Identifying and Using Hundreds of Woods Worldwide, POSTER: Worldwide Woods: Ranked by Hardness. This slice has beautiful figure and some pink colors. (down to 9-3/4") x 2-3/4", 10-1/2" x 9-1/2" max. This is freshly cut and completely wax sealed. Someone asked of burning as in wood stove, I have burned a lot of this in a wood stove. Sold out. Also known as Manitoba Maple, Box Elder is a tree with a reputation both good and bad. $18.99. They perish almost instantly. > Hardwoods > Sapindaceae > Acer > negundo, Common Name(s): Box elder, Manitoba maple, ash-leaved maple, Distribution: North America (most commonly in central and eastern United States), Average Dried Weight: 30.2 lbs/ft3 (485 kg/m3), Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .42, .49, Modulus of Rupture: 8,010 lbf/in2 (55.2 MPa)*, *Estimated bending strength from data of green wood at: 5,220 lbf/in2 (36.0 MPa), Elastic Modulus: 1,050,000 lbf/in2 (7.24 GPa)*, *Estimated elasticity from data of green wood at: 870,000 lbf/in2 (6.00 GPa), Crushing Strength: 4,950 lbf/in2 (34.1 MPa). If they are so common why are there no illustrations of an actual tree, can you burn box elder in a wood add on stove or a wood stove and does it have a smell to it when you burn it. Kiln dried and surfaced on two sides. Can be to either side of that. Hello! Watch; 1 PC BOX ELDER LUMBER WOOD KILN DRIED BOARD LOT 39R 24" X 11 3/16" X 13/16" Brand New. Rebecca. Boxelder Firewood Typically, boxelder wood is gnarly, twisted and tough to split. (down to 8-13/16") x 2-3/4", 20-1/8" x 13-1/8" max. There are burl eyes, curly grain, live edges, checks, and incursions present. Clean cuts require sharp tools. There is much debate as to what causes the beautiful red staining that can occur in this wood. Because of the characteristic growth pattern for this species it isn’t commonly employed in timber frames. The bugs are a nuisance, and the trees are also because of their desire for sun. However, in urban areas, they are considered a type of weed. ;). This fast growing, short lived tree grows to heights of up to seventy feet with a maximum trunk size of about three and a half feet. Flame Box Elder is prized by wood turners as it makes stunning bowls but mostly for decorations. It is a fast-growing, short-lived tree with opposite, compound leaves. A range of creamy orange and vanilla colors mix with pink and raspberry red streaks, truly setting this wood apart. Please reply when you can, and thanks. (down to 9-1/4") x 1-5/8". Outdoors and split this wood will not survive 12 months without rot. It still had nice color. Kiln dried and ready to use. Thanks for sharing. On wikipedia it says it is from a fungus. I have a couple of box elder logs that we haven’t milled yet, becuase I want to know how to maintain the color in them. i am on my way to south africa next week to see if i can find some ebony to do something similar. For photos of many eastern US species try https://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu/ or https://plants.usda.gov for many North American species. Transform your dice rolling. These trees help to shelter wildlife and stabilize stream banks. Thanks. Not every blank contains color, but the file photo shows a range of what you can expect. New Listing Stabilized wood box elder burl block Turning Knife BoxMod Blank. R… This piece of lumber has amazing burl patterns. Workability: Easy to work with both hand and machine tools. Box Elder bugs eat seeds on female trees. Throughout most of its range, boxelder inhabits stream and river bottoms, and lake shorelines. Images: Drag the slider up/down to toggle between raw and finished wood. It smells like dog urine when you turn it! Make a tome for your character’s legacy. You can also make box elder syrup, like you can with all maples. or Best Offer +$307.10 shipping. Wood. The second sample pictured below represents an unusually vibrant example of “flamed” box elder. There are numerous checks present on both faces. They are common throughout the U.S. but extremely so in the Southeast. There are checks, incursions, splits, and live edges present. Its lumber is softer, weaker, and lighter than almost all other species of maple, and Box Elder’s overall … The shield on these knives are laser etched with the classic Case XX logo. Here is a picture. All exotic and domestic wood slabs & burls can be seen in person at The Exotic Wood Shed in our Charm, Ohio store. Well that makes a little more sense to me. The wood of boxelder maple trees is soft and has no commercial value. When the subject of fading came up on another forum, he posted a photo of an insert he had done 3 years earlier that had been sitting in bright but indirect light above his desk. FYI: I receive a commission on sales generated through links to Amazon, eBay, etc. We planned to keep the bark and finish the ends to make small side tables in a nursery. [/quote] Yes they grow like weeds. Since it contains moisture, it's ideal for twice turning. Silver maple (sometimes simply sold as “soft maple”) has an overlapping range and weighs nearly the same as boxelder. To find wild Elder, the dedicated wand-maker will need to seek out hedgerows, scrubs, and wastes. ft. and produces world class live edged table tops, mantles, timbers, lumber, turning blanks, book matched sets, musical instruments, burls caps, burl blanks, and more! Boxelder maple tree facts tell us that this maple usually grows on river banks or near water in the wild. See more ideas about box elder, wood art, wood turning. (down to 11-1/8") x 2-3/4", 10-3/4" x 10" max. Just got some wet Boxelder – would love to know if anyone can confirm or contradict these: 1- The red often fades to pink/brown as it dries. 2- The red is very UV sensitive and always fades to pink/brown over time. Never ceases to amaze me what people will ship to a landfill/toss into a dumpster/kick out the back of the truck/over the berm/into the ravine/off the cutbank, or in this instance, get ready to burn up. Box Elder is also known as Manitoba Maple and American Maple in Russia. Pricing/Availability: Seldom used or available in lumber form, box elder is occasionally harvested in small quantities by hobbyists or specialty sawmills—with lumber exhibiting reddish pink heartwood streaks being the most desirable. Box Elder, a soft type of Maple, often has bright red stain sporadically grown throughout the white wood, which can be a beautiful display of contrast. Turns, glues, and finishes well. Call us now at (612) 860-7337 for more information on this particular product. I have some small pieces that are supposedly box elder and they have the distinctive ambrosia markings. Handcut, polished, and ready … These are the largest Box Elder slabs we have cut in 20 years! Arrangement: solitary and radial multiples, Vessels: small to medium; moderately numerous. We found out the wood was boxelder from the distinct red marks. Sign up to be the first to know about products and specials from Cook Woods! Beautiful work, I may have had this variety of tree that was illegally cut down in my yard by my neighbors, and, am wondering though they seem to not be popular, they seem to have value, that is, if one were to cut a 20 or 30 inch tree down, it could make dozens of bowls, what do your products value at each? Box Elder from Griffin Exotic Wood This is a type of maple that was planted by early settlers in the prarie lands of the United States as a shade tree. Box elder wood is not strong enough to support the weight of the larger branches, causing them to bow down sometimes and grow along the ground with “suckers” that point straight up into the air. Any leftover into the next year went to the burn barrel due to extensive rot. If anyone in North Ga (gwinnette county) has some to get rid of I will make you a beautiful piece in exchange. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvh0hMsy4dM. Brand New. Preferably a bunch of pink. A fellow I know turned a lot of flame box elder inserts for fly reel seats and finished them with CA. Shrinkage: Radial: 3.9%, Tangential: 7.4%. Certain styles of timber framing, such as contemporary Minka, as one example, would fair well with this species if one has a good understanding of the style and the characteristics of Box Elder in general. Free Wood: Box Elder for Turning. Wood and Wood Products ... so the buying experience is closer to the adventure of an antique store than a trip to a big box outlet. I am also looking for someone who can turn the wood into a pretty little base for lamps made from Himalayan Salt Rock. $55.00. Lookalikes/Substitutes: Box elder is sometimes confused with other maple species. BE10c003 - Box Elder Spindle. This is some of the best Box Elder Burl we’ve cut in years! Box Elder Natural Edge Slab 1.43" x 10.5" x 105" Keim Lumber SKU: 32384; Page 1 … https://ayearwiththetrees.blogspot.com Most defects have been cut away, but there may be an occasional bark incursion or surface checks present. You’ll love this material for any of your turning projects! I would split in mid spring and burn it starting in November. exposure, you will begin to question yourself, whether there ever was any red at all! We offer excellent value and variety. This fast growing, short lived tree grows to heights of up to seventy feet with a maximum trunk size of about three and a half feet. $49.45. Are there any health concerns related to this wood (not the actual working of the wood, but just exposure to it and the bark)? This fast growing, short lived tree grows to heights of up to seventy feet with a maximum trunk size of about three and a half feet. Grain can be straight or wavy. Not sure about that theory for Box Elder, but I’ve heard it for Ambrosia Maple. simply stunning! Let me know. This material is vacuum kiln dried and surfaced on two sides. Identification: See the article on Hardwood Anatomy for definitions of endgrain features. Box elder is somewhat common around here (Sundance, Wyoming) I have harvested some local trees that had burls and over the years have made quite a few things out of the stuff. This is a somewhat horse resistant tree. Buy It Now +$11.79 shipping. Basically, the beetles bore into the tree, and bring with them bring a fungus which discolors the wood. ... spalted lumber, willow, ginkgo, buckeye, basswood, catalpa, box elder, pecan, persimmon, gum, turning blanks and crotch pieces. LOL. I am looking for quite a bit of this wood if any one has some to offer. It is often referred to as a Maple with a "royal blush". Sort By: Lowest Price | Brand | SKU # $99.00. Not sure if that’s true for Box Elder, because I don’t always see the bug holes that are seen in Ambrosia Maple. Entries in red are some of the woods builders commonly search for when researching wood species to build with. Has anyone ever heard of the 1st theory? These shade trees have brittle wood. Get a goat. Future finishing products may prevent this, but for now, don’t count on the colour remaining, unless the finished product is finished with u.v. I used to be highly allergic to poison ivy, and avoided Boxelder ‘bushes’ like the plague while picking berries and honeysuckle, until I noticed the maple-like seeds. It has a large present on the right edge. The bright reds/pinks, at this point, will not only fade, but will disappear to the point that, after a few years of U.V. The red stain is produced by the tree’s natural defenses when wounded—it is thought that this compound is meant to inhibit the growth of fungus (Fusarium solani) that commonly colonizes the tree. box elder good for ornamental uses. Its lumber is softer, weaker, and lighter than almost all other species of maple, and Box Elder’s overall strength, as well as it’s strength-to-weight ratio are poor. I’ve got 500 acres of land that I’m trying to remove every last boxelder tree on. Neck and pillar has honey locust core. I have 5 of those trees for every hardwood in all of my woods. I agree with Kyle. Add to this list toys, basic furniture, and cabinets, as well as carvings. There are a few knots and incursions. Box elders often have multiple trunks which twist at strange angles to take advantage of whatever spots of sun they can find. Beyond that, both woodturners and box makers prize the red-streaked stock for making eye-catching turnings and decorative boxes. I’ve got some random things to trade. inhibiting finish, then kept out of sunlight. byaccident i discovered quite an acceptable smoke flavor when used for cooking. According to the University of Vermont’s forestry dept. @Nature Man Flame Box Elder comes from large Acer negundo trees, a maple! They mostly grow like large bushes with lots of small trunks under 1 foot in diameter. This is some of the best Box Elder Burl we’ve cut in years! It’s a soft maple, quite light in color, and stinks a little when cut or sanded. A special thanks to Salem Barker for providing the sculpture photo of this wood species. We have some boxelder bowls that were made from a tree on our farm. Many people compare burning boxelder with burning silver maple. Box Elder. However, woodworkers, especially turners, will actively seek it out for its unique visual characteristics. 11-1/8" x 9-5/16" max. Might not be a bad idea if you told the guy not to wreck, throw away or burn anything unless he runs it by you first. Who ever imported this evil vine should be shot, if their already dead dig them up and shot their remains. Somewhere in the realm of 8x18” maybe? Page 1 of 1. Great to hear all these interesting comments. The wood commonly known as Box Elder may also be known by other names, including but certainly not limited to: Ash Maple, Ash-leaf Maple, Black Ash, California Boxelder, Boxelder Maple, Cutleaf Maple, Cut-leaved Maple, Manitoba Maple, Negundo Maple, Red River Maple, Stinking Ash, Sugar Ash, Three-leaved Maple, and Western Boxelder. A range of creamy orange and vanilla colors mix with pink and red streaks through burl and figure, truly setting this wood apart. Our state of the art facility is over 15,000 sq. My wife and I found some logs on my Aunts farm. Wood is typically white or light brown in color with occasional streaks of red. It infested the whole yard where I got it from. My nephew was going to burn this stump. Kiln dried and surfaced on two sides. here is a picture of a side table i am finishing up. I feel silly for telling so many people how the coloring is formed now. I'm cutting a large 2' x 2' Acer negundo tree in a few weeks that has taken root damage, so if there is any quality wood I can PM you. Watch; S p F o n s o Q A r e 7 D d 5 Q A J K. Flamed Box Elder Wood, Unfinished Wood, Woodworking. May I use the Box Elder sealed and the Box Elder box image on my blog? Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. I just received my harp made with this incredible wood. Odor: Box Elder has a distinct and unpleasant scent when wet, which mostly subsides once dry. A range of creamy orange and vanilla colors mix with some pink streaks through burl and figure, truly setting this wood apart. Thanks all. This native tree, while very cold hardy, is not widely sold due to its ability to self-seed aggressively. You'll find boxelder (Acer negundo) parading under a number of local names - ash-leaf maple, sugar ash, and Manitoba maple to name a few. Color/Appearance: Sapwood is a pale white, sometimes with a yellow/green hue similar to yellow poplar. Shop by Species. The reason for the profusion of names is becaus… Sold out. I’ve used this wood in many applications both structural and in furniture…. Nothing against anyone else. Box Elder is a great wood for turning as the grain is fine and the burls have exquisite detail, giving great depth to any area with figure. I fill a pump sprayer with a couple of ounces of cheap dishwashing liquid and water, then spray the bugs. It will make exceptional woodworking projects! (down to 7-15/16") x 2-13/16", 10-3/8" x 9-1/8" max. Spalted Box Elder Wood Hollow Form, Lathe Turned TossedAndTurnedWood. (This is a monthly update, and your email will be kept private.). Anyway, I am thinking of planting them along/near our fence line to deter trespassers, because it DOES look so much like poison ivy/oak. The wood is soft, has excellent gluing properties and is suitable for boxes, turned articles and other fine articles. This is some of the best Box Elder Burl we’ve cut in years! Watch video of wood finish being applied. Heartwood is subject to heart rot and insect attack. See the articles Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information. Thriving in disturbed urban environments, it grows quickly and prodigiously producing trees with multiple stems, suckers and an unattractive crown. Box Elder is also known as Manitoba Maple and American Maple in Russia. Acer negundo, the box elder, boxelder maple, Manitoba maple or ash-leaved maple, is a species of maple native to North America. A range of creamy orange and vanilla colors mix with pink and raspberry red streaks, truly setting this wood apart. We just don’t see that many of these trees down here in Southeast Texas, I imagine that they arrived on our property with some of the hay, or with the horses (used to rent stalls before the hurricanes demolished the barn). There is much more wood in our warehouse than on our website. 4- Anyone out there have a solution to sticker shadow for this species? MSRP: Was: Now: $15.00. Box Elder. Some of the Foresters in my office say that the only good box elder is a dead box elder. Much of the reddish coloring (sometimes called “flame” by retailers) becomes a more subdued pink or brown/gray upon drying. Wouldn’t there be more value to a box elder for its artistic beauty? Macacauba if any of you are luthiers, some other assorted woods. This species is fairly soft. While the wood is relatively attractive for turning, the tree is ugly and what I call an uncontrollable weed. Freshly cut as of July 2020, completely wax sealed, and contains residual moisture. Sold out. Custom crafted grips for 1911 Full-size handmade with the finest Box elder burl material. 5 out of 5 stars (69) 69 reviews $ 65.00 FREE shipping Only 1 available and it's in 2 people's carts. Box Elder trees are fast growing and tolerate poor conditions. A range of creamy orange and vanilla colors mix with pink and red streaks through burl and figure, truly setting this wood apart. They’ve taken care of our honeysuckle. INCLUDES 1 WOOD BLANK (several blanks are shown to indicate the range of color/grain to expect). Box Elder is also known as Manitoba Maple and American Maple in Russia. Hey all. i think box elder is particularly pretty if its done with a bark trim around the bowl. Great for coffee table and other woodworking projects! Each knife is unique, with some having more patterned swirls and others with more striped patterns in others. Customize a dice box for your dice. You can email me at krizza0815@gmail.com. From Ukraine. The wood is very heavy when it's wet and almost as light as balsa wood when it's dry. Can box elder also be attacked by ambrosia beetles? Sugar maple is obviously the most prevalent, but you can make syrup from pretty much any Acer species. Loot to Boot. Allergies/Toxicity: Box elder, along with other maples in the Acer genus have been reported to cause skin irritation, runny nose, and asthma-like respiratory effects. In these moist places, elm, hackberry, black walnut, cottonwood, and willow make up its neighbors. Rot Resistance: Poor durability, rated as non-durable to perishable. I personally don’t care for them and can’t cut them fast enough. Watch; S p 4 O o n O R s o K r e d H 5 4 0 V 5. 32x23x3 inches, 20 high. Specific gravity is.42 to.45, making it similar to fir. the red stain spreads at approximately 6″ per year and appears in 86% of wounded trees whether or not any fungus is found. Comments: Sometimes called “Ash-leaved Maple” because of its non-typical leaves, (see below), Box Elder is technically considered a maple tree (Acer genus). Box elder, also called ash-leaved maple, (Acer negundo), hardy and fast-growing tree, of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae), native to the central and eastern United States. The growth rings are usually faint and non-distinct. $87.00. Alas, there was no wood sized to make boards, so this time it is all cut for bowl blanks. Posted on Sep 22nd 2020 by HCWG Webmaster Sep 22nd 2020 . Sands to a medium lustre, finishes easily, and is stable when dried. Roll out some leather for your game. I hate boxelder. Anyone interested, it would definitely be worth your while and for any wood worker out there with the right tools it should be easy work. A timber frame building containers such as crates and barrels what causes the beautiful red staining that can occur this! 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