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Forum topic by Rockytop posted 03-04-2017 02:14 AM 436 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-04-2017 02:14 AM

Ok, so as many of you know, I’m a newbie. You also know I’ve been doing pallet and barnwood projects. Well i came across a wood today after dismantling some pallets from a new source. I’ve not seen this before & just curious if anyone can direct me. Like most novices, I can identify only a few species. Trying to get better, but I am what I am.
Anyway, it’s fairly soft. I was able to start size 4 wood screws with a very small hand screwdriver.


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#1 posted 03-04-2017 03:18 AM

POPLAR

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#2 posted 03-04-2017 03:23 AM

Yep, poplar.

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#3 posted 03-04-2017 03:40 AM

DITTO!

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#4 posted 03-04-2017 06:59 AM

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#5 posted 03-04-2017 01:09 PM

Thanks all! I’m learning so much from you guys. My only regret, I wish I’d begun this year’s ago. I turn 40 this year. So much time wasted, lol.

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#6 posted 03-04-2017 01:51 PM

Not to be redundant, but Poplar…
And no time like the present to do what you love!

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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#7 posted 03-04-2017 02:05 PM

Specifically Rainbow Poplar, ran into the same question a few years ago after planing a piece I salvaged from a commercial dishwasher shipping crate… Any chance your pallets came from Canada? That was the origin of the dishwasher.

-- I've decided 1 mistake is really 2 opportunities to learn.. learn how to fix it... and learn how to not repeat it

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#8 posted 03-05-2017 01:30 AM



Specifically Rainbow Poplar, ran into the same question a few years ago after planing a piece I salvaged from a commercial dishwasher shipping crate… Any chance your pallets came from Canada? That was the origin of the dishwasher.

- ChefHDAN

ChefHDAN, I really don’t know. Once I saw the stamp had the HT symbol, I was happy. I didn’t even look at the company code.

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