Carpathian Elm lumber wood, Ulmus spp. lumber for woodworking

Carpathian Elm // Ulmus spp.

Almost all of this timber is distributed as veneer. The burl is highly decorative and therefore used in high end pieces.
color of Carpathian Elm
Color Range
Red to pink, brown to tan. Burl clusters are somewhat darker, sometimes black.
other names for Carpathian Elm
Other Names
Elm, Dutch Elm
uses for Carpathian Elm
Some Typical Uses
Dashboards, panels, furniture, interiors, high end work.
the Carpathian Elm tree
What's the Tree Like?
Can grow to 120 feet tall, and sometimes as tall as 150 feet with diameters as large as 8 feet.
Carpathian Elm grows in Europe
map of where Carpathian Elm grows


lbs /Bd. Ft.
-100.00% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)


Janka Rating
-100.00% softer than red oak (1290 psi)


Specific Gravity
-100.00% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak