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Does anyone know what kind of wood this is?

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Project by Cody Lee Rockafeller posted 07-02-2011 02:49 AM 1496 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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CaptainAhab

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#1 posted 07-02-2011 03:47 AM

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

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Sumdume

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#2 posted 07-02-2011 04:08 AM

Dead wood?

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

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#3 posted 07-02-2011 04:15 AM

Im seeing hickory and maple

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Mark

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#4 posted 07-02-2011 04:45 AM

ya theres definately maple in there

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#5 posted 07-02-2011 04:49 AM

Freewood

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#6 posted 07-02-2011 05:48 AM

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 07-02-2011 02:22 PM

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 07-03-2011 12:56 AM

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 07-03-2011 01:03 AM

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 07-05-2011 03:10 PM

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 07-20-2011 11:54 PM

looks like hickory maple and apple

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

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