Urban Wood Rescue is located at 6045 Midway Street (Depot Park) in Sacramento




Zelkova is a medium sized tree with a beautiful, spreading, umbrella-like canopy. It is a graceful low-maintenance, low-water tree that grows quickly to fill a space with lush green foliage and gorgeous fall color. 


Color / Appearance

Sapwood is yellowish white in color, while the heartwood is yellowish brown to brown, or light golden brown in color. 

Grain / Texture

Reported to vary from straight to irregular and wavy. Texture is reported to be coarse. 


Seasoned wood is reported to have moderate dimensional stability, and tends to exhibit medium movement after manufacture. Hardness is rated as medium. It resists denting and marring about as well as white oak or birch.

Common Uses

Carvings, chairs, chests, domestic flooring, joinery, furniture, ornamental work, shafts/handles, shipbuilding, general woodwork

Characteristics used by permission from The Wood Database

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Experience the magic and fun of woodturning

In this hands-on class, you will learn both of the main skills in woodturning - face plate turning and how to create all of the basic spindle shapes and cuts. Students will turn a small bowl. This is the perfect class for the beginning turner, or a great way to hone your turning skills. Some say woodturning is therapeutic.

For more info and to register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-diy-wooden-bowls-intro-to-woodturning-tickets-159699628889

Please note if you are entering the yard without a mask you are attesting that you have been vaccinated. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated or if you are not feeling well. Thank you.

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