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Forum topic by rozzi posted 12-19-2010 02:11 AM 1104 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rozzi

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12-19-2010 02:11 AM

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I received a piece of wood today at a raffle. Not sure what it is. Looks a little like walnut but on the tag which was wore off it looks like Morrdi_Lo or Marrdi-Lo. Any help to the true name.

-- Duane, Iowa


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#1 posted 12-19-2010 02:40 AM

Hi rozzi

Wood magazine has a link to a site that provides photos and descriptions of wood species. KJP Select Hardwoods also has a very good link.

You should be able to find what you have.

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#2 posted 12-19-2010 03:30 AM

Try an exotic called Morada. I am really just doing some googleing

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#3 posted 12-19-2010 03:39 AM

I dug a little deeper and Morada is Bolivian Rosewood also called Mordillo. Hope that helps.

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#4 posted 12-19-2010 04:20 AM

Looks like Walnut to me.

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