Characteristics of Alder

Vernacular name Alnus glutinosa, Black alder
Origin Poland
Reference colour Light brown
Sapwood Not very distinct
Grain Fine grain
Wood grain Straight
Veining 3/5
Density 2.5/5
Machining 4/5
A simple, pocket-friendly species with a fairly neutral appearance and acoustic properties that have made it a wood often used in modern violin making (for the body of the famous Fender Stratocaster guitar, for example).

Alder can easily be dyed, giving free rein to any type of interior decor.

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