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Softwoods

Wood Name Moisture % Modulus of Rupture Modulus of Elasticity
    MPa MPa
Fir Douglas 41 54 10400
  12 93 12700
Hemlock 51 49 8700
  13 83 10400
Larch 66 53 7900
  13 92 9900
Pine (Scots) 89 46 7300
  12 89 10000
Redwood (Baltic) 51 44 7700
  13 83 10000
Spruce (European) 53 39 7400
  14 72 10200
Spruce (Canadian) 43 39 8800
  12 74 10500

Hardwoods

Wood Name Moisture % Modulus of Rupture Modulus of Elasticity
    MPa MPa
Ash (European) 48 66 9500
  12 116 11900
Balsa 11 23 3200
Beech (European) 88 65 9800
  12 118 12600
Birch (European) 76 63 9900
  12 123 13300
Elm (English) 140 40 5200
  12 68 7000
Elm Wych 75 68 9400
  12 105 10600
Greenheart 34 140 15900
  14 181 21000
Kari 64 77 13400
  12 139 17900
Mahogany 64 54 7400
  12 78 9000
Oak Europe 89 59 8300
  12 97 10100
Obeche 76 37 4600
  12 54 5500
Polpar Black 154 41 6800
  12 12 8600
Saraya White 55 60 9100
  12 80 10100
Teak Burma 48 84 8800
  10.6 106 10000