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Forum topic by Quaid posted 04-27-2016 10:07 PM 581 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Quaid

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04-27-2016 10:07 PM

Hello. New to the forum and eager to share. Hoping someone can tell me what this tree is. Looked like some kind of oak to me but it is very very light wood and not so tight gained. Hello would be much appreciated


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#1 posted 04-27-2016 10:10 PM

Looks like ash to me.

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#2 posted 04-27-2016 10:32 PM

Thank you. I thought it might be ash but the bark had the very strait runs in it, and not much diamond pattern in it at all, and I’m a rookie to tree ID, so it was throwing me off

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#3 posted 04-27-2016 10:35 PM

Here’s anther pic

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#4 posted 04-28-2016 01:03 AM

Challenging and often unreliable to identify a tree from the bark, leaves are preferred. Looks like it has a lot of twist which means a lot of warping.

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#5 posted 04-28-2016 05:02 AM

basswood

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#6 posted 05-03-2016 12:57 AM

Yes. I agree.

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