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Forum topic by rtbrmb posted 02-03-2012 12:44 PM 650 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rtbrmb

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02-03-2012 12:44 PM

A coworker brought in a piece of wood that I couldn’t identify. My fingernail could leave a slight impression & it doesn’t feel as dense as most hardwoods.

Any ideas ?


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#1 posted 02-03-2012 03:11 PM

Looks like ash.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

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#2 posted 02-03-2012 03:27 PM

Could be Spruce

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#3 posted 02-10-2012 11:50 PM

First impression is quarter-sawed ash. Ash has a high strength to weight ratio so the weight can be deceiving.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood! Rastus NE www.nativelumber.net

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#4 posted 02-11-2012 01:03 AM

Yes, it is ash.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

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