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11-10-2017 03:52 PM

Its from a wooden chair, fairly hard, as in difficult to dent a corner edge with a fingernail.

Thanks


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#1 posted 11-10-2017 04:01 PM

I’ll go out on a limb and suggest Alder is what you’ve got there.

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#2 posted 11-10-2017 04:50 PM

Looks like Rubberwood to me.

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#3 posted 11-10-2017 05:21 PM

Rubber or some sort of commercially grown South east Asia wood.

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#4 posted 11-10-2017 06:06 PM

Sometimes inaccurately referred to as “Asian Alder”

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#5 posted 11-10-2017 07:24 PM



Sometimes inaccurately referred to as “Asian Alder”

- DS

+1

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#6 posted 11-11-2017 01:54 AM


Sometimes accurately referred to as “Asian Alder”

- DS

+1

- Desert_Woodworker

+12

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#7 posted 11-11-2017 02:00 AM

Alder is is then!

Thanks all

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#8 posted 11-11-2017 02:16 AM

Anytime :)

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#9 posted 11-11-2017 02:31 AM

M777-
Thanks for the conversion, to Alder. RE: wood ID, on this site, for me I always start with Alder-Oak, Alder-Cherry, and I am about publish Alder with MDF…. (Similar to John Snow, the bastard to Ned Stark- Game of Thrones) Hence, the bastard of Alder is MDF…….

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#10 posted 11-11-2017 02:33 AM



Rubber or some sort of commercially grown South east Asia wood.

- pontic


+1 with Alder misfit genetics

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#11 posted 11-12-2017 12:54 PM

Yes, it is Indonesian rubberwood.

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#12 posted 11-12-2017 02:55 PM



Yes, it is Indonesian alderwood.

- WDHLT15

Ditto

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