If you were a wood, what wood would you be?

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04-19-2007 12:29 PM

Topic tags/keywords: personality wood types personification

Perhaps it’s just too early this morning, but I was thinking about what wood best fit me as a person. I think I’d be pressure-treated pine. Pine because I’m easy to work with and pretty flexible. Sometimes people might get my “sap” if I’m not being nice or whatever, but for the most part, I’m easy to deal with. I’m at home in the south. Pressure-treated because…. well, I feel that way, and like to think I’m more durable because of it.

Anyone else have an idea for yourself?

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#1 posted 04-19-2007 12:33 PM

must by why I’m drawn to willow.. The “go with the flow” style and then there’s the rustic edges that I have to include in my pieces. That’s me a rustic “go with the flow” kinda gal

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#2 posted 04-19-2007 12:59 PM

I’d be laminated, because I like a variety of different woods.
I’d have a suit of many colors.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#3 posted 04-19-2007 01:07 PM

Dick, that’s probably why I love Hickory Heart so much. On one hickory board you can go from white to dark brown

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#4 posted 04-19-2007 04:35 PM

Fun question. I’d be a Birch, because there are so many different types, and I could be curly, flamed or spalted. And the poem, you know, swinging on Birches, by R. Frost. They whisper in the wind, bend and dip with the gales, and a stand of them is so tall and regal.


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#5 posted 04-19-2007 09:46 PM

Id be some cheery cherry.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 04-20-2007 02:40 AM

I’d have to say, Quater Sawn White Oak. Because of its strength,flecking and stability. Cherry would be my second choice.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#7 posted 04-21-2007 05:16 AM

Pine…cuz i am cheap and good looking…and a bit soft around the edges.

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#8 posted 04-22-2007 04:10 PM

A laminate like Dick for me…oak, cherry, cedar and cypress.

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#9 posted 04-22-2007 04:53 PM

Maple. Sturdy, bright and sometimes complex because I come in a number or varieties.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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