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I made this Table from a unique Species of wood local to my area. Tulsa, Ok. Any one care to venture a guess as to what wood this is made from??? I’ll let this ride for a while or until someone get’s it right. It’s stained with a walnut stain. No varnish as of yet.

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Dusty56

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#1 posted 169 days ago

Why would you stain a ”a unique Species of wood” to look like something else ?

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maplerock

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#2 posted 169 days ago

Mesquite?

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TaybulSawz

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#3 posted 169 days ago

The answer to your question, Dusty56, will become evident when the wood species is identified. It is NOT a common wood and it’s Natural grain/color would NOT be desired for furniture.

Jerry, it is not mesquite.

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firefighterontheside

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#4 posted 169 days ago

Sycamore.

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mmh

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#5 posted 169 days ago

Gee, this is hard to identify with these photos. Any hints? Natural color, hardness (Janka scale?), tree size . . . ?

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firefighterontheside

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#6 posted 169 days ago

Black willow.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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TaybulSawz

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#7 posted 169 days ago

It comes from a relatively Large tree. Wood is fairly Hard and the trees branches can sometimes be as large as the base of some normal trees. They also grow at some very awkward and severe angles causing them to “Come Down” frequently.

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TaybulSawz

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#8 posted 169 days ago

In Oklahoma it’s commonly called a “Trash Tree”

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AttnDeficitDzynz

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#9 posted 169 days ago

Black Locust?

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SirFatty

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#10 posted 168 days ago

Willow?

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Grandpa

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#11 posted 168 days ago

cotton wood?

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firefighterontheside

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#12 posted 168 days ago

Cottonwood.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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TaybulSawz

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#13 posted 168 days ago

Not yet, but getting closer. Cottonwood IS a trash tree and In my opinion should be banished from the face of the earth. But I don’t think you could build anything from it.

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firefighterontheside

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#14 posted 168 days ago

I’m running low on good guesses, but hornbeam.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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tefinn

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#15 posted 168 days ago

I’m going to guess mulberry.

Edit: The table is very nice, whatever the wood. I like the tapered legs.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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