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Forum topic by AZWoody posted 09-10-2017 04:22 AM 1618 views 0 times favorited 127 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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AZWoody

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09-10-2017 04:22 AM

Well, since we already know that number 4 was going to be Alder, might as well skip it and move on to 5.

This one has to be more specific than the generic group. I want it down to the actual species as it’s a very large family of trees. It doesn’t have to be the latin name, but I do want the specific common name.

This is a very dense and hard wood and is one that I enjoy milling the most.

Same rules as before.

Good luck everyone.


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#1 posted 09-10-2017 06:36 AM

Thread title says 6, thread text says 5. Just saying. My guess is African Blackwood. Or Alder.

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#2 posted 09-10-2017 12:52 PM

SWEETBAY :<))

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#3 posted 09-10-2017 02:06 PM

ambrosia maple?

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#4 posted 09-10-2017 03:07 PM



ambrosia maple?

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Beat me to it.

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#5 posted 09-10-2017 03:22 PM

blue palo verde

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#6 posted 09-10-2017 03:24 PM

foothill palo verde

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#7 posted 09-10-2017 03:27 PM

Striped Maple

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#8 posted 09-10-2017 03:49 PM

I gotta break to go to church- good luck :)

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#9 posted 09-10-2017 04:14 PM

Not yet :)

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#10 posted 09-10-2017 05:15 PM

Can’t you at least give us some 10X endgrain pics :)

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#11 posted 09-10-2017 05:16 PM



Can t you at least give us some 10X endgrain pics :)

- TheFridge

That might be one of the hints if no one can guess it after tomorrow haha

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#12 posted 09-10-2017 05:44 PM

Can t you at least give us some 10X endgrain pics :)

- TheFridge

That might be one of the hints if no one can guess it after tomorrow haha

- AZWoody

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#13 posted 09-10-2017 11:07 PM

blue gum

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#14 posted 09-10-2017 11:16 PM

Spalted Maple

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#15 posted 09-10-2017 11:21 PM

Ponderosa pine.

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