|ALSO KNOWN AS:
||American Chestnut, Sweet Chestnut, White Chestnut, Wormy Chestnut
||Eastern US, Europe and Asia
||Moderately light in weight, moderately hard, moderately low in strength, moderately low in resistance to shock, and low in stiffness.
||Chestnut is easy to work with and is easily glued. Because it splits readily, care is required in nailing. It is as resistant to decay as the cedars, cypress and redwood
||Hard to find, mostly reclaimed stock available.