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Forum topic by Everett1 posted 11-29-2012 02:40 AM 818 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-29-2012 02:40 AM

Hi Folks,

Grabbed these logs since they looked like walnut with only the endgrain exposed.

Got to slice into one tonight, and, at least to me, doesn’t look or smell like Walnut.

Any ideas as to what it is? (or confirmation on Walnut?)

Thanks folks!


-- Ev in Framingham, MA

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#1 posted 11-29-2012 04:04 AM

The bark and the wood look like Walnut from here … light sapwood and dark heartwood … Hmmmm looks like a duck and walks like a duck … really beautiful grain paterns.

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#2 posted 11-29-2012 04:08 AM

Younger trees and branches of walnut look like that.

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#3 posted 11-29-2012 04:14 AM

I agree with the guys above. Looks like walnut.

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#4 posted 11-30-2012 03:35 AM


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#5 posted 11-30-2012 03:44 AM

Very green walnut.

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