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Old 11-30-2007, 11:21 AM   #17
Bob Gardner
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Hi Steve,

Germany used a mixture of imported woods such as mahogany and native woods such as elm for their props. Mahogany and elm gives the striated look. Also native European walnut was used with ash and elm. Some props were made of pine; Rahtjen for example.

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Bob Gardner
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