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Forum topic by Coble posted 05-07-2016 03:27 AM 663 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-07-2016 03:27 AM

I just want ya’lls expertise. My friend wants another one of these built. I just want to make sure I get the right wood. I am guessing pine?
Thanks


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#1 posted 05-07-2016 03:45 AM

No way to tell from that picture.

-- Murphy's Carpentry Corollary #3: Any board cut to length has a 50% probability of being too short.

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#2 posted 05-07-2016 03:50 AM

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#3 posted 05-07-2016 03:52 AM

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#4 posted 05-07-2016 04:02 AM

Kinda looks like western red cedar but it also looks like some old pine that was stained .

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#5 posted 05-07-2016 10:45 AM

Looks like eastern white pine to me.

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#6 posted 05-07-2016 11:02 AM

Looks like pine to me.

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#7 posted 05-07-2016 11:37 AM

It is made from a softwood for sure. Looks like white pine, but it could be spruce or fir, too.

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#8 posted 05-07-2016 11:48 PM

Looks like Western Red Cedar to me but it could be lots of things.

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#9 posted 05-08-2016 01:54 AM

Definitely a conifer. Hard to say which one and it may be more than one. could be Doug fir.

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#10 posted 05-08-2016 01:58 AM

Thanks guys for the help

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#11 posted 05-08-2016 02:30 AM

Oh yeah, that’s pine. No doubt about it!

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#12 posted 05-08-2016 02:38 AM

Pine

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