Species Lumber Lumber Logs Wood
Green (Mbf) Air Dry 12 in. Green Cord

Ash, white

4,000

3,450

11,100

4,320

Aspen, (Popple)

3,500

2,250

10,800

3,780

Balsam

3,750

2,200

10,400

4,050

Basswood

3,400

2,150

9,500

3,690

Beech

4,600

3,650

12,700

4,950

Birch, yellow

4,850

3,600

13,200

5,220

Cedar, western, red

2,250

1,920

6,200

2,430

Cherry, black

3,850

2,920

10,500

4,140

Chestnut

4,600

2,500

12,600

4,950

Cottonwood

4,100

2,400

10,700

4,410

Cypress, southern

4,250

2,700

11,800

4,590

Elm, white

4,400

3,700

11,300

4,770

Elm, slippery

4,700

3,100

12,600

5,040

Fir, balsam

3,750

2,200

10,400

4,050

Fir, douglas

3,200

2,850

8,700

3,420

Gum, black

3,750

2,920

10,400

4,050

Gum, red (sweet)

4,200

2,850

10,600

4,500

Hackberry

4,200

3,100

11,300

4,500

Hemlock, eastern

4,100

2,350

11,200

4,410

Hickory

5,350

4,250

14,700

5,760

Locust, black

4,850

4,100

13,400

5,220

Maple,   sugar

4,700

3,700

12,900

5,040

Maple red

4,200

3,200

11,900

4,500

Maple, silver

3,750

2,750

10,500

4,050

Oak, red

5,250

3,700

14,800

5,670

Oak, white

5,200

4,000

14,400

5,580

Pine,   jack

4,200

2,500

11,500

4,500

Pine, loblolly

4,500

3,200

12,400

4,860

Pine,   longleaf

4,250

3,400

11,100

4,590

Pine, Norway (red)

3,500

2,750

9,700

3,780

Pine, pitch

4,500

2,900

12,400

4,860

Pine, shortlleaf

4,250

3,200

10,400

4,590

Pine,   slash

4,700

4,000

12,200

5,040

Pine, sugar

4,250

2,100

11,500

4,590

Pine,   yellow (western)

3,750

2,350

11,300

4,050

Pine, white

2,920

2,250

9,000

3,150

Poplar, yellow (tulip)

3,200

2,350

8,800

3,420

Spruce, black

2,700

2,350

7,700

2,880

Sycamore

4,350

2,920

12,000

4,860

Walnut, black

4,840

3,250

11,900

5,220

 

Weights of Various Woods (pounds per 1000 board feet)

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