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Forum topic by Brett posted 09-03-2011 03:51 PM 1699 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Brett

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09-03-2011 03:51 PM

I acquired a block of wood recently that I can’t identify. I know that just looking at pictures isn’t ideal, but can anyone give me some guesses?

-- More tools, fewer machines.


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 09-03-2011 04:15 PM

I would guess it’s mahogany . Here’s where I look for wood ID

http://www.hobbithouseinc.com/personal/woodpics/

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 09-03-2011 04:42 PM

I’m with Jim. Mahogany was my thought before I even saw his response.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 09-03-2011 07:00 PM

A third vote for mahogany and, like Charlie, that was my thought before I saw the other responses.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Brett

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#4 posted 09-09-2011 09:31 PM

Thanks, guys.

-- More tools, fewer machines.

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