What wood is that@?

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Mon Mar 25 16:59:53 EST 1996

In <4in7g4$1nr at newsbf02.news.aol.com> phlomis at aol.com (Phlomis) writes:

>Can anyone help with identifying the wood referred to as being used
>javelin shafts in ancient time. it is described as <bois de
>in a French article quoting Xenophon.

Jim, I bet the wood had to be relatively dense and cure without
warping. This should narrow down your search. Definitely not pine!

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