American Beech bark cordage?

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  1. Drewboy64

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    Both the Pawpaw and American Beech are found in Ohio, and I've used the former to make bark cordage. It's bark peels off pretty easily and is pliable.
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    Does anyone have experience using beech bark? From the looks of it, it seems like it'd be good for making cordage, but I haven't had a chance to try it yet.
     
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    Looks Like Great cordage! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Have not tried Beech yet . Mostly Bass wood , Willow and Slippery Elm . My absolute favorite tho is the bark off of Mulberry roots .
     

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