Re: NANFA-- Drift Wood - Recommended?

Brian Haas (
Sun, 04 Feb 2001 15:16:16 -0600

>Are some [driftwoods] flat out toxic?

Yes. One native that is said to be toxic to most all life is walnut. If
using it for cabinetmaking purposes, the dust has a very unique, rathing
nasty odor. Just by that I can vouch for its toxicity. The wood itself is
dark brown; unmistakeable when trying to make an i.d.

Travis Haas
Hazel Green, Wisconsin

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