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Forum topic by alfieyoyo posted 05-29-2013 08:12 AM 698 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-29-2013 08:12 AM

Hello All

I am a newbie to all of this but have caught the bug. It’s amazing how it takes over your life. Can anybody tell me what I have found. I found four 8ft lengths of this stuff with a flame running right through them. Beautiful. The flame keeps getting brighter every day.

I know that in the US a simalar type is called flamed box elder. I have not come across any in the uk.

I have updated the origional picture


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#1 posted 05-29-2013 01:36 PM

Looks kinda like cypress.

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#2 posted 05-31-2013 01:47 PM

My first thought was Douglas Fir. One sure way to know is cut it. DF has a very bad smell to it when worked.

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#3 posted 05-31-2013 02:52 PM

Some sort of cedar.
This is cedar of Lebanon.

Should be easy to tell if you cut a piece and smell it.

Could be cypress too.

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