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Forum topic by Rosepedal27 posted 06-26-2016 07:02 PM 709 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-26-2016 07:02 PM

What kind of wood is this? Not sure if it’s oak or what


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#1 posted 06-26-2016 08:40 PM

Hi Pattie. Is that solid or a veneer on top of a plywood ?Iit looks like flat sliced veneer. I don’t think it is red oak. I can’t say for sure.

By the way, after I got my hedge trimmer sharpened and put back together, it would hardly run and I found the brushes to be worn down to almost nothing..kind of like that old router you have.

Jim

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#2 posted 06-26-2016 09:24 PM

Hello Rosepedal, looks like you have a table made of either ash or chestnut.

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#3 posted 06-27-2016 12:18 AM

I agree with Clarkie.

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#4 posted 06-27-2016 12:22 AM

ash

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#5 posted 06-27-2016 11:33 AM

If I had to choose one judging only from what I can see in the pics and not being able to look at the end grain, I would say ash too. Ash and chestnut can be distinguished from the end grain based on the arrangement of the latewood pores, and chestnut has tyloses like white oak, ash does not.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT40HD35 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln. hamsleyhardwood.com

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#6 posted 06-27-2016 02:43 PM

Thank you for all the responses and sharing your knowledge ! ! I appreciate it!
Pattie

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#7 posted 06-27-2016 06:49 PM

I’m not a wood expert but I did have a set of ash cabinets before

and that looks just like ash

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