Hi- I’m located in northwest Ohio just so you know what region I’m in.
I dismantle old barns every winter, kind of my side job/hobby in addition to working
So anyways I have a few of these beams. My first thought was pine -that it was light weight for
Such a large beam. I cut one of the worst ones up to burn. It was hard to split, burned slowly, and actually put
Out some heat! I took a piece to the extension agent and he couldn’t give me an answer.
What the heck is it??
They have held up this loft for a very long time, and they have not warped in the slightest.
So if you Check out my post and look at the pictures, even if you’re not quite sure-
Please give me your opinion! If its pine then I’ve never seen one with bark like that!
I’m sorry about photobucket – I couldn’t get it organized for some reason-
I’ll put the link up to it and you should be able to see which ones it is
It is the most recent up loads lol- hope this works
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