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hey LJsHere 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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#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. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chestnut
#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? Thanks Matthew
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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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#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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