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Manasseh

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#1 posted 10-20-2010 08:16 PM

Well, I looked at Gum and do not believe it to be Gum because of the leaves. These leaves( I wish I would have taken a picture) were not waxy(yes I will allow it to be a word even if it isn’t) and not red color. They were still green.
I was leaning towards Elm or Ash, Specifically Texas White Ash, but I really don’t know.
I was hoping someone would know definatively just by the look when wet. I hope it holds this color when completely dry. It is going to be awesome if it does. I have some 2” and 3” bookmatch slabs. I felt like a 5 year old on Christmas Day when I saw all the different colors in there. One crazy charateristic was the bark was brown when cross cut and the sap wood looked reddish.
If I am not kicked off of LJ in a year or so, I will show you the end furniture results :)

Thank you every one for your input.

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