Each blank measures approximately 8" X 8" X 4". Discussion in 'The Wood Pile' started by firefighter938, Jan 9, 2017. firefighter938. Please take a moment to view my Patreon page and learn how you can help my series grow! Wood - coarse-grained, heavy though not hard, strong, very durable in contact with the soil, finishes to a fine lustre. Kentucky Coffeetree - Kentucky Coffeetree. Does anyone have any experience with Kentucky coffee tree? When young, coffeetree is coarse and sparsely branched (if branched at all), causing it to be rather ugly in appearance. Kentucky Coffeetree is not a common tree, and though it grows on a number of sites in the United States, it is not plentiful in any one location. Plant in a hole twice as wide, though just as deep as the root ball. Kentucky Coffeetree. Finishes well. Sands to a high lustre, finishes easily, and is stable when dried. A handsome wood, it weighs 43lb per cubic foot and is used for cabinet work, furniture, construction, fencing etc. The native range extends from New York west to Wisconsin (Michigan is at the northern edge of this range), south to Oklahoma and east to Kentucky and Tennessee. 22 Kentucky Coffee Tree Slabs in Stock: 8'-12' Lengths, Widths up to 26" We Make Live-Edge Coffee Tree Tables & Tops Kentucky Coffee Tree 357: Kiln. 1964 262 6 and Steve M like this. These blanks will make excellent bowls. The tree prefers rich, moist woods, and it is intolerant of shade. Dimensions: approx. Suitable for inexperienced turners. I have a small cut off from a piece of Kentucky Coffee Tree slab that I am using for my desk top. The leaves turn yellow and drop in early autumn. Hi Jimmy. The leaves of the Kentucky coffee tree are bipinnately compound. Plant away from power lines, structures, sidewalks and sewer lines. They are also known a dead trees I beleive because they are one of the first to lose their leaves and one of the last to leaf out in the spring. I had some that we figured were Kentucky Coffee trees up here. Each blank measures 4 X 4 X 11". For your scroll saw or special project. 9/21/14-Extension Consumer Specialist David Hillock introduces viewers to the Kentucky Coffee Tree, an excellent shade tree for your landscape. The wood is strong, coarse-grained, brownish-red, and is very durable. Wood is a natural substance and will vary in color and grain. https://www.canadianwoodworking.com/woods-know-kentucky-coffeetree I've seen two of the three trees and they have trunks at least 8-10" in diameter from which I can get staves up to probably 7' long or so. Kentucky Coffee Tree. Leaves attach alternately to a rachilla and the rachilla attach alternately to the central rachis. Mulch around the canopy, but not near the trunk. Due to … Kentucky Coffee Tree Lumber Wood 57' X 15" X 1 1/8" Ideal Table Top Etc. Workability Hard strong wood that works well. About the Shetland Kentucky Coffee Tree Woods, this information is available on the Carolinian Canada web site: "Though small (4 ha), this privately owned site in Euphemia Township, east of Shetland, has one of the most unusual stands of Carolinian forest in Ontario. Kentucky Coffee Tree (sometimes spelled Kentucky Coffeetree) makes a wonderful delineation between rough woods and manicured landscape. I may be able to get my hands on two to three very stout trunks from some Kentucky Coffee Trees that are being cut down at my workplace this week. From shop NativeUSASeeds. And I'm not quite sure this coffee-themed BBQ will turn out to be that good either, just a fun experiment. This tree gets its name because early Kentucky settlers noticed the resemblance of its seeds to coffee beans. Finished Tops and Custom Natural Edge Slab Tables. The Kentucky coffeetree's tolerance to pollution and a wide range of soils makes it a suitable tree for urban environments. Leaves are alternate, compound, 1–3 feet long, 1–2 feet wide, with 5–9 branches; each branch with 7–14 leaflets; leaflets ¾–3 inches long, 1–1½ inches wide, broadest at or below the middle, margin lacking teeth, tip abruptly pointed; upperside dark green; underside paler, smooth. Toggle Sidebar. Not sure if this is the same type of wood as a traditional coffee tree, but worth the try. This was cut out of my back yard in October of 2017, laid around for a while, then cut and kiln dried and kept inside since. See more ideas about kentucky coffee tree, coffee tree, kentucky. Joined: Feb 17, 2015 Messages: 220 Likes Received: 1,591 Location: Central Indiana. These blanks came from a huge very high quality Coffee Tree log. There are many leaflets which are pointed and not toothed. Wood is typically brown in color, with some white colored sapwood. Tim Baker includes KCT in his list of bow woods under the best bow woods category. The leaves looked the same as yours as I recall. Your bid is for one thick Kentucky Coffee Tree bowl blank. At first I thought it was elm, but it splits easily. Woody brown seed pods remain on the bare branches of female Kentucky coffee trees (Gymnocladus dioicus) all winter. There are several isolated pockets of the species outside of the range given above. The Kentucky Coffee Tree got its common name from settlers from the east who first encountered it in Kentucky, where it is also native. This species is moderately hard, dense, and straight grained. It's not as widely known as more common species and in my experience requires some education of customers to get them to try it out. This tree is found in floodplains and river valleys but is also sometimes seen on rocky hillsides and limestone woods. You can find it, depending on grade, for between $2bf and $4bf. Kentucky Coffee Tree Slabs: 22 Slabs in Stock. This tree gets its name because early Kentucky settlers noticed the resemblance of its seeds to coffee beans. Kentucky coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus) is a medium sized tree with very coarse, heavy, upright branches which give it a naked appearance in the winter months.Kentucky coffeetree is not related to coffee shrubs, (although it was used as a substitute for coffee by early settlers) but is a legume like honey locust and black locust.. Habitat: Found on moist wooded ravines and bottomland areas. Uses Furniture, Cabinetry, Boats, Wood Slabs & Tables 877-983-6367 Live Edge Slabs, Rough or Sanded. Good luck with your tree. Kentucky coffeetree, is an occasional tree ranging mostly from central Ohio to southern Michigan and Wisconsin to eastern Kansas south to Oklahoma and back to northern Kentucky. 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