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Forum topic by Srini posted 09-27-2017 09:27 PM 452 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-27-2017 09:27 PM

I got a small log from someone. After slicing it I was amazed at the grain pattern. Please help me in identifying this wood.

Thanks.


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#1 posted 09-27-2017 09:30 PM

Darned if I know. Fridge? Any guesses?

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#2 posted 09-27-2017 10:37 PM

Alder. 100%.

No one else she even reply.

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#3 posted 09-28-2017 01:07 AM

It would help to know where the log may have been sourced from. Where are you located? Was a from local growth? Also, is it hard, soft? Does it have any distinguishable odor, etc.

If not, I may regretfully be inclined to agree with Fridge. It could be Alder.

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#4 posted 09-28-2017 02:18 AM

Looks like Osage orange. Is it very hard?

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#5 posted 09-28-2017 03:23 AM

Oh that’s definitely alder… I agree with Fridge…

If you don’t know, it’s always alder…

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#6 posted 09-28-2017 04:31 AM

Yep. Thought maybe Osage orange but thinking Osage alder now.

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#7 posted 09-28-2017 10:33 PM

That looks like osage orange. If you take some sand dust and put it in water and it dyes the water yellow you’ve made your identification.

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#8 posted 09-29-2017 12:04 PM

Could be persimmon. Need a close-up pic of the end grain.

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#9 posted 09-29-2017 12:46 PM

I’ll say it; Alder Orange.

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#10 posted 09-29-2017 07:06 PM

Need a close-up pic of the end grain. Otherwise, it is just an Internet guessing game.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT40HD35 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln. hamsleyhardwood.com

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