Toxic Woods

A list of common woods that you may encounter while turning, their toxicity, and effects.  A must use reference for anyone turning wood.   Click here for the list.  

You may also check out the references that were used in compiling this list by clicking on one of the links below:

 - Wood Toxicity and How to Protect Yourself

- Wood Allergies and Toxicity 

- Wood Toxicity Table 

- Botanical Dermatology Database


See also: 

“When Wood Fights Back”, Fine Woodworking, Oct 1995, Vol 114, pp 65-67