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||Primarily the Pacific Northwest of the US and Canada, where it is extremely abundant.
||Red Alder is a fairly soft hardwood, medium density, low bending strength and stiffness.
||Red Alder machines well, nails, screws and glues well, and can be sanded, painted, or stained to a good finish. When stained, it can be blended with walnut, cherry or mahogany or cherry. Good dimensional stability after drying and very stable.
||Commonly available in boards and dimensional stock
||Furniture, kitchen cabinets, doors, shutters, mouldings, panel stock, turnings, carvings and kitchen utensils.