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A tree fell in the back yard I cut the bottom off carved this bowl. Can someone tell this wood type?
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#1 posted 02-01-2016 09:26 PM
Looks a little like ash. I would be curious to know what the experts say. big tree? ant pictures of the leaves?
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#2 posted 02-01-2016 10:10 PM
Ash was my first thought as well.
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#3 posted 02-01-2016 11:22 PM
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#4 posted 02-02-2016 02:18 AM
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#6 posted 02-02-2016 07:36 AM
The best type of wood there is. FREE WOOD! But it looks like ash to me to.
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#7 posted 02-02-2016 11:12 AM
Hard to tell from just a picture like this, and no other information…... but like the others, Ash is a good bet.
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#8 posted 02-02-2016 12:52 PM
Hard to tell without any more description. Is it really soft? Hard? Does it have a smell? Do you know what the leaves or bark looks like?
Give us a little more…
Without any of that, I’d hazard a guess that it’s Ash also. But my first thought was Catalpa. But it’s got a really distinctive smell, and it’s a LOT softer than Ash- not to mention long beans hanging on the tree that you really couldn’t miss.
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#9 posted 02-03-2016 10:57 AM
My knowledge really is poor. But couldn’t it be birch too?
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#10 posted 02-03-2016 05:21 PM
I have no idea, but looks great :)
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#11 posted 05-27-2016 12:52 PM
Either Ash or Maccassar Ebony
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