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I felled some trees that a friend said looked as if they were bird’s-eye ash. Is there such a thing and how rare are they?
Is laminated bamboo available in lumber form from wood suppliers, and in what thicknesses and widths? Also, can you tell me more about its properties and recommended finishes?