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Forum topic by sessions124 posted 11-21-2016 02:44 PM 478 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-21-2016 02:44 PM


So I have a question in regards to types of wood. I’ve got this table and I’m wondering what type of wood it is. Could someone please shed a little light on the subject? It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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#1 posted 11-21-2016 03:05 PM

Hard to tell. Looks like pecan.


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#2 posted 11-21-2016 06:49 PM

Could it be ancient kauri wood? I’ve looked at multiple types of wood grain and that seems about as close as I’ve seen. Not trying to get my hopes up, but would just like to know for sure.

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#3 posted 11-22-2016 09:57 PM

Could be any of many close-grained hardwoods. The problem is that the grain pattern is complicated by the knots and it is perhaps near a crotch. Also, the color is unreliable because the varnish may be dark and the wood may have been stained. Have you checked the underside of the top? That might be easier to judge by.

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