Carpathian Elm » Ulmus spp.

Why Carpathian Elm?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics


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. The Carpathian Elm tree grows in Europe
map of where this wood 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)

Woodworking with Carpathian Elm:

General Workability
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Carpathian Elm Burl (Premium) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
$446.99 /ea.
+ Volume Discounts
Carpathian Elm Burl (Premium) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
$892.99 /ea.
+ Volume Discounts