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fstellab

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443 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question walnut oak milling

Hi Folks,

I saw in Craigslist a ad for hardwood lumber .. so I took a drive about 1/2 hr from my house.

What I found was a Master Woodworker shop, and small lumber yard. The master woodworker recently passed away .. and the family hired some one to sell the wood..

He was selling it for $5 a board, so I filled up my Mazda Tribute with as much wood as I could carry.

When I got home and started sorting out the boards, I found I had several nice 4×4 White Oak. But the rest of the wood .. I really don’t know what it is.

Could you folks take a look at this link:

http://stellabotte.smugmug.com/Woodworking/What-wood-are-these/27772862_p8Czk4/

some of the boards have captions like “Sample 1 “

Others have numbers wriiten on the board. I am especially interest in the dark thick wood .. I think it might be Black Walnut ?

The other one .. its almost light pink .. with writing on the board about China … I have no idea what that is.

Thanks folks..

-- Fred Stellabotte (kamado@comcast.net)


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 443 days ago

My guess is that you have walnut, cherry, maple and possibly some black locust

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#2 posted 443 days ago

The one that says Chinese Talo (Popcorn) is Chinese Tallow wood (aka popcorn wood)

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fstellab

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#3 posted 442 days ago

Hi Folks, Can some one tell me what this wood is:

-- Fred Stellabotte (kamado@comcast.net)

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WDHLT15

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#4 posted 442 days ago

Pics 1,4,5,8,9,10 are maple. Pics 8 and 9 are curly maple (nice!!). Chinese tallow, Triadica sebifera, is a trerribly invasive tree that is taking over the wetlands in South Mississippi and Louisiana.

Pics 2 and 3 may be walnut, but they look more tropical to me.

-- Danny, Located in Perry, GA, Forester, Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill

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Ted

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#5 posted 442 days ago

Pic 2 & 3 is Bubinga.

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WDHLT15

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#6 posted 442 days ago

There you go!

-- Danny, Located in Perry, GA, Forester, Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill

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fstellab

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#7 posted 442 days ago

Folks..

If you live any where near Jacksonville, FL and would like to grab some of this wood let me know ..
I am going to get some more this Saturday ..

-Fred

-- Fred Stellabotte (kamado@comcast.net)

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#8 posted 440 days ago

Get a bigger truck! Congrats on the mother lode of wood!

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