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11-06-2016 05:59 PM

Topic tags/keywords: wood cookie slab lumbar

I recently picked up a thick round of wood and have cut it into a couple different pieces to create a bench but I am unsure of what it is. I did some investigating and think it may be Sycamore due to the lacewood look of the end grain but thought I would start a post and see if anyone agrees or has other thoughts of what it is. I am located in Southern California.

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#1 posted 11-06-2016 06:12 PM

Sure looks like sycamore to me.

Herb

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#2 posted 11-06-2016 06:31 PM

Looks like Sycamore to me too.

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#3 posted 11-06-2016 09:09 PM

You guys are totally wrong. That’s definitely sycamore. ;-)

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#4 posted 11-06-2016 11:06 PM

JayT, wakeup! That is Sycamore. Sorry to correct you like that but it had to be done.

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#5 posted 11-06-2016 11:08 PM

walnut.

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#6 posted 11-06-2016 11:13 PM

You’re all completely wrong, that is definitely old growth Brazilian Rosewood…..

just kidding its sycamore

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