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Posted on Wood identification Soft/Hard maple? something else?

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BlauSchuh

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#1 posted 05-16-2012 04:16 AM

I noticed that the guy on the wood-database site used a scanner to grab the endgrain shots, so i figured what the heck ill try. It’s creamy, but definately has a bit of orange tint to it.

The endgrain actually looks quite a bit like honey locust to me at least and the coloring is close:
http://www.hobbithouseinc.com/personal/woodpics/locust,%20honey/locust,%20honey%201%20end%20grain%20s50%20q60%20plh.jpg

http://www.hobbithouseinc.com/personal/woodpics/locust,%20honey/locust,%20honey%202%20end%20grain%20s25%20q60%20plh.jpg

Not sure what hackberry would be good for, if it is in fact that type. Seems to be a on the soft side. Will have to


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