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Forum topic by aBrother posted 06-12-2012 12:48 AM 902 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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aBrother

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06-12-2012 12:48 AM

I am trying to find wood to match this desk but do not know what this is. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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#1 posted 06-12-2012 02:49 AM

Need better/closer pics.

-- Ron Wilson - maker of fine firewood!

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#2 posted 06-12-2012 02:57 AM

hard to tell with out a closer shot ?

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#3 posted 06-12-2012 03:14 AM

Might be cherry but it could be a lot of things. If you
can find something paler with the same type of porosity
and general grain appearance, a good finisher can make
the woods match without too much trouble.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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#4 posted 06-12-2012 03:17 AM

Better pics are a must. But it could be birch.

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#5 posted 06-12-2012 04:36 AM

It could be anything, I’ll go out on a limb and say it is not MDF.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#6 posted 06-12-2012 04:42 AM

Thanks for the laugh Bondo, that was great.

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#7 posted 06-12-2012 11:43 AM

I would guess that it is thick, long and wide wood, oh and probably heavy too!!

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#8 posted 06-12-2012 02:10 PM

No closer pics available.

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#9 posted 06-15-2012 04:13 AM

dyed/stained maple perhaps.. I’ve worked with a bit of maple that has that powdered/occluded look to it

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#10 posted 06-15-2012 05:08 AM

It’s definitely hard to tell from that far away and the fact that it looks stained doesn’t help either.

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