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How would Eucalyptus Grandis do as a wood for building a log cabin?
It is about the only non-commercial product near me.
Eucalyptus is listed among the Moderately Rot Resistant woods, along with pine. I would like to refer you to a recent question I answered regarding a tree in the Magnolia family called a Loblolly Bay. Check out the tips I gave this other reader concerning the best methods for preserving your cabin. If you follow these, I would guess you will do just fine!
IS LOBLOLLY BAY A GOOD TREE FOR BUILDING A CABIN?
I did a little looking around and found mention of several log homes built from eucalyptus including this one in Portugal...
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