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Topic tags/keywords: woo style oak elm block lath spinning chisel walnut cherry applewood mahogany teak basswood purpleheart cedar ash willow refurbishing finishing woodburning sharpening carving milling shaping turning arts and crafts victorian rustic question resource tip trick

Hi group i’ve been stumped l opened this logs up to let dry and for the life of me can’t figure it out. Theres ridges running vertically. Thank you.


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derosa

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#1 posted 729 days ago

Not certain but is there a reason you chose to spam the topic tags? Some people actually use them for searches and your post isn’t related to almost any of those. How about some courtesy?

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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404 - Not Found

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#2 posted 729 days ago

Looks like some kind of maple.

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#3 posted 729 days ago

Where is this wood located? This definitely a diffuse porous hardwood. Could be red or silver maple. Could be a poplar from the genus Populus.

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

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#4 posted 729 days ago

derosa, this is stumped wood’s first post. I found those tags confusing at first also. Perhaps explaining them would be more welcoming to a new member and show a bit more courtesy.

I have no idea about the wood though.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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derosa

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#5 posted 729 days ago

Kay, point taken, I was trying to do a search and this was the first thing that popped up hence the response which may be a little harsh.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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rance

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#6 posted 729 days ago

Maybe its spam wood. :) Whatever, it looks good and very usable. You might want to seal the ends before it cracks too much though.

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#7 posted 728 days ago

the bark looks like Elm as does the color of the wood.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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WDHLT15

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#8 posted 727 days ago

Elm would be ring porous with large earlywood pores and small latewood pores. This wood is diffuse porous with all small, even sized pores.

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

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#9 posted 727 days ago

firewood

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#10 posted 727 days ago

Have no idea what it is but sure would like to see it when it’s cut

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#11 posted 727 days ago

I’m going with Hickory.

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#12 posted 727 days ago

Looks like Maple from here.

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#13 posted 727 days ago

mabye you coudl help us a little, what part of the country are from? is this local to you? got any leaves? that would be a bigger help in identifying the species.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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AKSteve

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#14 posted 727 days ago

oh and welcome to the forum! it’s a great site, with a bunch of great people.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#15 posted 725 days ago

Hi everyone a BIG THANKS too all the imput some more info im in Illinois about an hour and twenty West of the great city of Chicago and about forty minutes from Beliot Wisconsin. I did have a leaf of it but no longer do. l will tale some more pictures of the inside. When i split a piece open there were rough ripples running vertical, kinda wavy when you run your hand dpwn it. l do know it’s not elm i have elm here and when u split it open its real funky, doesn’t split straight ill post apic of the elm as well. thank u again. and to Derosa please forgive me didn’t understand what i was doing for it was my first post on ur site with time l’m sure to get better.

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