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Manitario

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524 days ago

I use wood scraps from my shop in my wood stove. I sometimes have a unique mix of scraps that end up in the fire. It makes me curious what species of wood we all have in our shops at any one time. Here’s what is currently in my shop:
Walnut, Oak, Maple, Cedar, Poplar, Pine, Cherry, Bloodwood, Purpleheart, Yellowheart, African Blackwood, Chestnut, Elm, Ash, Hickory.

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Purrmaster

774 posts in 689 days


#1 posted 524 days ago

Right now: Purpleheart, jarrah, white oak, cherry, pine, poplar, ash, hickory, aromatic cedar, ipe, beech, and hemlock. Lots of scraps and shorts. Previous occupants have been african mahogany, zebrawood, lace wood, maple, and red oak.

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muleskinner

662 posts in 1033 days


#2 posted 524 days ago

Off the top of my head: Doug fir, pine, red cedar, Tennessee cedar, oak, maple, walnut, birch, purpleheart, teak, cherry, myrtlewood, mahogany and some Asian pallet wood about which I haven’t a clue.

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felkadelic

193 posts in 1136 days


#3 posted 524 days ago

Douglas Fir
Pine
Red Oak
White Oak
Ash
Cherry
Maple
Walnut
Padauk
Purpleheart
Ebony
Lacewood
Wenge

(Just some small pieces of those last 3)

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BobThompson

20 posts in 560 days


#4 posted 524 days ago

Red oak, alder, pine, cherry, mahogany, hickory, teak, myrtlewood, ironwood

-- Bob in Washington State

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pjones46

208 posts in 1239 days


#5 posted 524 days ago

Currently:
Black Walnut, White Oak, Red Oak, Maple, Poplar, Pine, Cherry, Ash, Cypress, Dark African Mahogany, Fir, Padauk, Douglas Fir, Red Western Cedar, Ipe, Meranti, and a small amount reclaimed Redwood.

pj

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WoodenSoldier

160 posts in 1541 days


#6 posted 524 days ago

walnut, maple, red oak, white oak, cherry, koa, mango, narra, monkeypod, cuban mahogany, pheasantwood, pine, red cedar, sapele, wenge

I think that’s it.

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RS Woodworks

464 posts in 1848 days


#7 posted 524 days ago

I couldn’t possibly list them all off the top of my head. I would estimate I have no less that 60 to 70 different species in my shop right now. Everything from alder to ziricote and almost everything you can think of in between.

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nwbusa

1016 posts in 883 days


#8 posted 524 days ago

Lots of western maple (plain, figured, and roasted). Cherry, birch, alder, white oak, hard maple, walnut, doug fir, spanish cedar, and a few odds and ends of exotics… wenge, zebra wood, and lacewood.

-- John, BC, Canada

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Nighthawk

434 posts in 953 days


#9 posted 524 days ago

At the moment… I only have;

Rimu (have a ton of it now)
Oregon
Oak
Pine
Macrocarpa
And I think I have some mahogany somewhere…

PLY, MDF lol

But I am running low on storage at the moment and need a good clean out.

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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Purrmaster

774 posts in 689 days


#10 posted 524 days ago

I was just looking up mango wood. Where do you get it? And has anyone noticed that purpleheart smells like moldy cheese when you cut it?

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knotscott

5367 posts in 1972 days


#11 posted 524 days ago

Ash
Cherry
Black Walnut
Curly Maple
Hard Maple
Flame Birdseye Maple
Oak
Pine

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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rustfever

619 posts in 1907 days


#12 posted 524 days ago

Alder, Western Maple, Maple, Red Oak, White Oak, Cork Oak, Pine, Doug Fir, Sycamore, Elm, Ash, Black [English] Walnut, Claro Walnut, Carob, Poplar, Cherry, Orange Osage, Brazilian Cherry, Olive, Mahogany, Mesquite, Manzanita, Madrone, Citrus, Red Gum Eucalyptus, Myrtle, & Juniper. I have several others, but am just not able to remember them all.
I also have the following ply: Ash, Maple, Cherry, Oak, Mahogany, & Fir

-- Rustfever, Central California

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sprucegum

323 posts in 594 days


#13 posted 524 days ago

Ash, Oak, Cherry,Rock Maple, Silver Maple, Red Maple, Butternut ,hickory,Tammerack, Basswood, Balm-of-Gilead, popular,pine, apple, hop hornbeam, Spruce, fir, white cedar. May also have a few pieces of rosewood that a old hippy gave me said he used to make pipes from them wonder what he smoked LOL

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coachmancuso

256 posts in 528 days


#14 posted 524 days ago

Ash , Cherry , Jattoba, pine , red oak, poplar, cedar, spallted maple ect. I wish I had more but I could never throw it into the fire! Don’t you think of it like money throw some of that in the fire place. hahaha

-- Coach Mancuso

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needshave

150 posts in 556 days


#15 posted 524 days ago

White Oak (lots of it), cherry, black walnut, red cedar, maple,and poplar. I’m sure there is probably more, I’m currently moving shop and 1’m sure I couldn’t find it.

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