LumberJocks

Can someone help ID this wood

  • Advertise with us

« back to Wood & Lumber forum

Forum topic by KMacKreations posted 02-14-2018 03:53 PM 348 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View KMacKreations's profile

KMacKreations

15 posts in 100 days


02-14-2018 03:53 PM

Topic tags/keywords: wood id oak bark grain

Was just curious if someone could tell me what kind of wood this is? Looks to be some species of oak? Cut down in Northwest Georgia.

-- Cut twice measure once.


9 replies so far

View poopiekat's profile

poopiekat

4355 posts in 3732 days


#1 posted 02-14-2018 04:20 PM

First, why don’t you consider a different screen name? We already have a ‘wood whisperer’ and he is a talented artist, experienced woodworker, and published author.

Just a suggestion.

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

View KMacKreations's profile

KMacKreations

15 posts in 100 days


#2 posted 02-14-2018 04:37 PM

poopiekat,

thank you for the suggestion, I apologize as it did not tell me that username was already taken.

-- Cut twice measure once.

View John Smith's profile

John Smith

892 posts in 161 days


#3 posted 02-14-2018 04:39 PM

I would go out on a limb and say Live Oak. (it’s definitely not alder)

paint the ends to help prevent checking, let it sit for 5 years, then make something nice out of it.

.

-- Graduated Valedictorian from the University of HardKnocks --

View GR8HUNTER's profile

GR8HUNTER

3829 posts in 711 days


#4 posted 02-14-2018 04:54 PM

oak alder :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

View KMacKreations's profile

KMacKreations

15 posts in 100 days


#5 posted 02-14-2018 04:56 PM

Thanks

-- Cut twice measure once.

View knotscott's profile

knotscott

8013 posts in 3374 days


#6 posted 02-14-2018 05:21 PM

It’s a little to tell from the pics, but I’m thinking black walnut

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

View WDHLT15's profile

WDHLT15

1743 posts in 2474 days


#7 posted 02-15-2018 02:26 PM

Sorry guys, it is black cherry.

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

View Ron Aylor's profile (online now)

Ron Aylor

2605 posts in 646 days


#8 posted 02-15-2018 03:52 PM

I’m with you, Danny. Black cherry!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

View John Smith's profile

John Smith

892 posts in 161 days


#9 posted 02-15-2018 05:18 PM

I cut down a black cherry tree that was hit by lightning several years ago
and now that I think about it, it is very, very similar to what the OP has.
so I change my answer to Black Cherry (but “might” be Live Oak).

paint the ends to help prevent checking, let it sit for 5 years, then make something nice out of it.

-- Graduated Valedictorian from the University of HardKnocks --

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com