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what kind of wood was used in roof?
Where Are You From? n y
Do You own a car built by Durant? yes 27 coupe #e-16947 bought 6-23 -12
Generally they used Maple. White Ash is also an excellent choice. Mainly depended which hard wood was available near the factory.
How about some pics of what you are working on?
Where Are You From? Texarkana, Tex
Do You own a car built by Durant? 1923 Star C touring, 1927 Star M coupe, 1929 Durant D60 Express Wagon
My car came from Elizabeth NJ and it originally had Ash in it. Down here in the South it's hard to get Ash so when I did my roof replacement I used Red Oak. You need a good hard wood.
Where Are You From? Oviedo, Florida
Do You own a car built by Durant? 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door sedan