Does anyone know what kind of wood this is?

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Project by Cody Lee Rockafeller posted 1123 days ago 1450 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

it was a huge pile of hardwood flooring( true 1” thick) that I found at the dump haha. I planed it down and made a table top out of it but I dont know what it is? I think maybe the dark red is lacewood? But im not sure. None of it was fun too cut thats for sure

-- Cody Lee Rockafeller-BlueGooseCustomFurniture

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#1 posted 1123 days ago

My first thought was Hickory, but rest of the pix not so much.

-- Dave

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#2 posted 1123 days ago

Dead wood?

-- Rule # 1 - Don't mix yer blood and sawdust!

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#3 posted 1123 days ago

Im seeing hickory and maple

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#4 posted 1123 days ago

ya theres definately maple in there

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#6 posted 1122 days ago

Looks like there is some curl in some of the boards. I would guess that to be tiger maple?

-- Sam

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#7 posted 1122 days ago

I agree with the hickory and maple. I don’t think the wormy piece on the frame on the right is either hickory or maple. In 1 picture it looks like oak, but not in the first picture.

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#8 posted 1122 days ago

Table wood?? My wife said recycled wood! The piece on the right in 1st pic looks very much like Chestnut but I’m not positive. Nice work!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#9 posted 1122 days ago

Nice work. Please post after finished. This has the potential to be really pretty.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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#10 posted 1119 days ago

The one you referred to as lacewood looks more like sycamore.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#11 posted 1104 days ago

looks like hickory maple and apple

-- Richie, PA - " from rough cut to fine rustic furniture "

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