Door stopper

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Project by WoodworkingGeek posted 07-19-2011 05:29 PM 1185 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hey LJs
Here are some door stoppers I made from barn wood. I don’t know what kind of wood this is, I don’t think it’s oak i’ts a little dark for that. What do you think it is?

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#1 posted 07-19-2011 05:58 PM

Old Barn ~ could it be Chestnut? If it is: save it for something better than a door stop; although you did a super nice job.


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#2 posted 07-19-2011 06:16 PM

If it is chestnut, I’ll make something allot better than an old door stopper. thanks for telling me I was thinking it could be black locust because the barn I got it from was our 38 acre farm an the land had allot of black locust trees.
What do you think?

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#3 posted 07-19-2011 06:59 PM

I don’t think it’s chestnut, it might be white oak. look at the end grain. biggest difference between white oak and red oak is that white oak pores are filled in.


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#4 posted 07-19-2011 07:01 PM

Great job. Looks like oak to me in the second photo, lots of rays and pores.

-- Dennis, WV

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 07-19-2011 07:48 PM

Nice job on the door stops. I’ll be they work good and are easy to retrieve with that ball on the end.

I can’t guess what wood it is, though. ..........................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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