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  • The most durable of fences are those formed of small oaks, split lengthwise by the wedge into thin boards.
  • It is not as durable as round rope and is heavier for the same working strength.
  • When well prepared for use, larch is one of the most durable of coniferous woods.
  • Very durable trellises for greenhouse climbers are made of slender round iron rods for standards, having a series of hooks on the inner edge, into which rings of similar metal are dropped; the rings may be graduated so as to form a broad open top, or may be all of the same size, when the trellis will assume the cylindrical form.
  • The live oak is one of the most valuable timber trees of the genus, the wood being extremely durable, both exposed to air and under water; heavy and closegrained, it is perhaps the best of the American oaks for shipbuilding, and is invaluable for water-wheels and mill-work.
 

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