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03-05-2017 01:39 PM

This wood was salvaged from a100 year old sewing machine stand not sure what type of wood it is. Any help would be great


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#1 posted 03-05-2017 01:56 PM

Looks like walnut but most older sewing machine tops were made with veneered plywood.

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#2 posted 03-05-2017 02:30 PM

end grain pic would be helpful, open pores look like oak to me…

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#3 posted 03-05-2017 02:30 PM

This is the wood the machine was was bolted to almost has a light reddish Hugh to it

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#4 posted 03-05-2017 02:35 PM

It’s Oak. Judging from the length of the rays, it’s Red Oak. White Oak would have longer rays.

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#5 posted 03-05-2017 02:35 PM

Red oak with the open pores.

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#6 posted 03-05-2017 02:47 PM

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#7 posted 03-05-2017 02:51 PM

I remember reading about that vs chestnut but for the life of me couldn’t find that article again lol thxs for your help

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#8 posted 03-08-2017 03:51 AM

That’s red oak.

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