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Kevin

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Can someone point me to a table or chart that lists north American hardwoods by weight per cubic foot? I had such a list bookmarked on my old laptop that fried a few years ago and haven't been able to find it.

Also, the reason I want to find it is to see where Bois d' Arc comes in as to weight against other species. I know it isn't the heaviest but I forget which species are above it. I know that at about 12% MC it weighs roughly 50 pounds ft³. I need a chart that shows weight by MC but could get by with any chart that shows the weight of the major species even without MC ranges. What's bad is there's probably one right here on the site somewhere but if so I can't find it.

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I use the woodweb calc's all the time, but I need a chart with species listed in order of weight etc.

Ah! that table you linked on the eng toolbox might do the trick . . .

It has post oak, hickory, and osage all at 64 so I guess osage cannot be said to solely be the heaviest but there are none heavier. Thanks for the link.

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If you have an Android tablet or smart phone, here's an app that works great. It uses the length of the log, with the diameter of the small end. Then it calculates the diameter of the big end. If you have an odd shaped log, or a bent log, and enough experience, you'll be able to do your own deduction for the percentage to deduct or add to the estimated weight and estimated BFT in the log.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.boardcalc.sawlogcalcpersonal&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5ib2FyZGNhbGMuc2F3bG9nY2FsY3BlcnNvbmFsIl0.

I've used the free version for a while now and when I get around to it, I'm going to buy the paid version. It's only $2.99 and it lets you do a few things the free version doesn't. The free version only keeps one tally, it starts over whenever you restart the app or start a new tally. The paid version also exports the tally to email or a text message. Average weights for 100 N. American trees are included in both versions. Both also let you make a frequently used list of the trees in your area. Log rules include Doyle, Scribner and International 1/4 inch.

If I didn't have a tablet or smart phone, I'd buy a used one to run this app. I've extracted the app on my smartphone and was able to export it to my tablet that isn't supported on Google Play. The free app runs fine on both the tablet and phone.
 

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Well, Kevin I hope you found what you needed. I found some interesting info. I think I saw African Blackwood was # 1 on weigh. To tell you the truth, when I saw the title of this post it scared me a little. I thought you were going to put us on a diet. I'm on the same diet as that new fellow Termite, down to two trees a day. No desert. Well maybe a little cherry here and there. :rotflmao3:
 

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I did find the info I was looking for but not a of it and no chart. I am aware of most if not all of the calculator links but I comprehensive chart is what I'l after and I haven't really found one with most of the major species shown in a table format.

Re: diet I avoid that. When the first 3 out of 4 letters spell "die" it can't be good. :sarcastic:
 

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hi
look at www.morlanwoodgifts.com .
there are charts of the heaviest woods and the hardest woods .
look there at "wood &facts"
best list that i ever found in the net , very detailed !
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It's a handy site that I've had bookmarked for years but doesn't have a chart.
 

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Kevin said:
It's a handy site that I've had bookmarked for years but doesn't have a chart.
hi kevin
maybe i dont understand what you are really looking for - but here is a chart from this site where you can see the weight of woods .

1.39 Specific Gravity - Bauhinia Red {Lysiphyllum carronii}
1.372 Specific Gravity - Waddy Wood {Acacia peuce}
1.35 Specific Gravity - Gidgee {Acacia cambagei}
1.35 Specific Gravity - Lignum Vitae - Tree Of Life {Guaiacum officinale}

1.33 Specific Gravity - Gidgee Georgina {Acacia georginae}
1.321 Specific Gravity - Gidgee Purple {Acacia crombiei}
1.321 Specific Gravity - Snakewood Australian {Acacia xiphophylla}
1.32 Specific Gravity - Leadwood {Krugiodendron ferreum}
1.32 Specific Gravity - Wattle Lakewood {Acacia enervia}
1.31 Specific Gravity - Lignum Vitae - Holywood {Guaiacum sanctum}

1.296 Specific Gravity - Ebony Macassar Australian Grown {Diospyros celebica}
1.29 Specific Gravity - Oak Black Australian {Casuarina pauper}
1.285 Specific Gravity - Yarran {Acacia homalophylla}
1.28 Specific Gravity - Blackwood African {Dalbergia melanoxylon}
1.28 Specific Gravity - Quebracho Colorado - Soto {Schinopsis brasiliensis}
1.28 Specific Gravity - Spearwood Brown {Acacia rhodoxylon}
1.276 Specific Gravity - Lignum Vitae Texan {Guaiacum angustifolium}
1.25 Specific Gravity - Lignum Vitae Maracaibo {Bulnesia arborea}
1.25 Specific Gravity - Snakewood {Piratinera guianensis}

1.231 Specific Gravity - Tubi - Blackwood Solomon - Ebony Queen {Xanthostemon melanoxylon}
1.23 Specific Gravity - Bolongeta {Diospyros pilosanthera}
1.23 Specific Gravity - Camel Thorn {Acacia erioloba}
1.23 Specific Gravity - Miniritchie {Acacia grasbyi}
1.225 Specific Gravity - Gimlet {Eucalyptus salubris}
1.22 Specific Gravity - Ebony Red {Erythrophleum chlorostachys}
1.22 Specific Gravity - Lignum Vitae Philippine {Xanthostemon verdugonianus}
1.22 Specific Gravity - Quebracho Colorado - Barauna {Schinopsis balansae}
1.22 Specific Gravity - Quebracho Colorado - Paag {Schinopsis lorentzii}
1.218 Specific Gravity - Dead Finish {Archidendropsis basaltica}
1.21 Specific Gravity - Knob Thorn {Acacia nigrescens}
1.201 Specific Gravity - Anjan {Hardwickia binata}
1.20 Specific Gravity - Coolibah Black {Eucalyptus microtheca}
1.20 Specific Gravity - Mulga {Acacia aneura}
1.20 Specific Gravity - Wawra {Combretum imberbe}

1.19 Specific Gravity - Cocuswood {Brya ebenus}
1.19 Specific Gravity - Lignum Vitae Paraguayan {Bulnesia sarmientoi}
1.18 Specific Gravity - Ebony Brown {Libidibia paraguariensis}
1.18 Specific Gravity - Lancewood {Acacia shirleyi}
1.174 Specific Gravity - Casca De Assahy {Mouriri collocarpa}
1.169 Specific Gravity - Ebony Brazilian {Swartzia tomentosa}
1.165 Specific Gravity - Gum Salt {Eucalyptus salicola}
1.164 Specific Gravity - Kurara {Acacia tetragonophylla}
1.153 Specific Gravity - Tesota {Olneya tesota}
1.15 Specific Gravity - Belah {Casuarina cristata}
1.15 Specific Gravity - Caranda {Prosopis kuntzei}
1.15 Specific Gravity - Coolibah {Eucalyptus coolabah}
1.15 Specific Gravity - Ebony Macassar Indonesian Grown {Diospyros celebica}
1.15 Specific Gravity - Olivewood Southeast African Grown {Olea europaea}
1.15 Specific Gravity - Wattle {Acacia excelsa}

1.145 Specific Gravity - Morrel Red {Eucalyptus longicornis}
1.143 Specific Gravity - Mehamehame {Flueggea neowawraea}
1.13 Specific Gravity - Blackbutt Cleland's {Eucalyptus clelandii}
1.13 Specific Gravity - Box Steel {Eucalyptus rummeryi}
1.13 Specific Gravity - Ipe {Tabebuia serratifolia} !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1.122 Specific Gravity - Clubwood {Swartzia leiocalycina}
1.12 Specific Gravity - Box Grey {Eucalyptus microcarpa}
1.12 Specific Gravity - Ebony Ceylon {Diospyros ebenum}
1.11 Specific Gravity - Buloke Australian {Allocasuarina luehmannii}
1.11 Specific Gravity - Rosewood Kingwood {Dalbergia cearensis}
1.105 Specific Gravity - Katalox {Swartzia cubensis}
1.105 Specific Gravity - Wattle Raspberry Jam{Acacia acuminata}
1.10 Specific Gravity - Blackbutt Dundas {Eucalyptus dundasii}
1.10 Specific Gravity - Ebony Gaboon {Diospyros crassiflora}
1.10 Specific Gravity - Mahogany Mountain Curl Leaf {Cercocarpus ledifolius}
1.10 Specific Gravity - Myall Weeping {Acacia pendula}
1.10 Specific Gravity - Wandoo {Eucalyptus wandoo}

1.09 Specific Gravity - Box Bimble {Eucalyptus populnea}
1.089 Specific Gravity - Jutahy {Dialium guianense}
1.08 Specific Gravity - Mgurure {Combretum schumannii}
1.08 Specific Gravity - Teak Brazilian {Dipteryx odorata}
1.08 Specific Gravity - Urucurana {Sloanea nitida}
1.075 Specific Gravity - Azobe {Lophira alata}
1.06 Specific Gravity - Curupay {Anadenanthera colubrina}
1.06 Specific Gravity - Mabolo {Diospyros blancoi}
1.057 Specific Gravity - Marblewood {Marmaroxylon racemosum}
1.053 Specific Gravity - Tiga {Tristaniopsis decorticata}
1.05 Specific Gravity - Pau Roxo {Peltogyne confertiflora}

the wood you call bois d.arc is ipe(tabebuia serratifolia) listed here with S.G 1.13 ? sorry if i misunsterstood your intentions :dash2:
ciao
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hi kevin - its me again . sorry - i was premature and confused bois d´arc (osage orange) with pau d`arc ( ipe )
shame on me .....
ciao
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