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Forum topic by AZWoody posted 09-16-2017 04:49 PM 1196 views 0 times favorited 40 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-16-2017 04:49 PM

Here we go again everyone.

This is a very hard wood with amazing grain and figure. Again, this one will have to be a specific common name as it is a large family like the previous wood listed.

Same rules as before, 1 guess per post and if you think you’re not allowed to guess you’re probably right, haha.

Good luck everyone. I hope everyone is having fun with this. I know I’m learning a lot more than possibly could have.


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#1 posted 09-16-2017 04:52 PM

Silver maple?

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

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#2 posted 09-16-2017 04:53 PM

And we’re off…
And, no…

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#3 posted 09-16-2017 05:02 PM

Acacia?

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#4 posted 09-16-2017 05:55 PM

Alder!

Heartwood looks like meranti.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#5 posted 09-16-2017 06:20 PM



Alder!

Heartwood looks like meranti.

- TheFridge

Alder was already #4 remember? haha

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#6 posted 09-16-2017 08:01 PM

Red Gum Eucalyptus

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#7 posted 09-16-2017 08:03 PM

I don’t have enough experience on the subject to hazard a guess.

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#8 posted 09-16-2017 08:12 PM

Dysoxylum mollisimum

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#9 posted 09-16-2017 08:15 PM

What’d you call me Fridge?!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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russde

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#10 posted 09-16-2017 08:16 PM

Mesquite

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#11 posted 09-16-2017 08:19 PM

Red Bean

Dysoxylum mollissimum, commonly known as red bean, is a tree in the family Meliaceae. The specific epithet mollissimum is from the Latin meaning “very soft”, ...

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#12 posted 09-16-2017 08:23 PM

the Latin meaning “very soft”, ...

- Desert_Woodworker

Only for the first minutes hear it work hardens.

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#13 posted 09-16-2017 08:56 PM

Arizona cypress.

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#14 posted 09-16-2017 09:51 PM

Red South American Mullberry,

-- Illigitimii non carburundum sum

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#15 posted 09-16-2017 09:58 PM

Not yet…

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