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Project by WoodworkingGeek posted 1102 days ago 908 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?
Thanks
Matthew





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David

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#1 posted 1102 days ago

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. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chestnut

-- Islandwoodworker@Gmail.com

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WoodworkingGeek

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#2 posted 1102 days ago

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?
Thanks
Matthew

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BigDaddyO

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#3 posted 1102 days ago

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.

-- www.bigdaddyoworkshop.com

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drbyte

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#4 posted 1102 days ago

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 1102 days ago

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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