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    Obviously as far as solid wood goes Walnut is the king followed by birch (I guess) in the cheap seats with with maple making an honorable mention showing …….. What is it exactly that makes , mechanically some woods preferred over others ? Obviously cost and availability figure into the production choices and custom stuff is all about loops , swirls , stripes , fans , color and eye appeal .
    I know some hard woods just aren’t well suited because they can shatter , splinter , or split too easy . So a great beauty choice for a bull barreled single shot 17 Hornet might be a severed artery in a 375 H&H feather weight M70 .

    I ask because I have an option for an abundance of Pecan , I don’t recall ever seeing any named pecan stocks . If it’s not suitable then there’s always shelves , cabinets , doors , butcher blocks and bench tops .

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    I have heard of people using it for stocks but don’t know how it works out

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    Pecan is really good looking stained . I new a guy that used it for cabinets. Looked really good when done.

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