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Forum topic by steve posted 264 days ago 430 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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264 days ago

I have pics of a dresser.
I think it may be Espresso…but that’s not the question.

Please look at the grain. I can not nail it…I am on the fence as to:
a fake (Mahogany)

I just do NOT know what it is…

Please, I really need your Help…so I am asking.



-- steve/USA

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 264 days ago

I can’t see the grain well enough to make an ID.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 264 days ago

Looks like yellow poplar. Take a pic of the back of the drawer front if it is unfinished on the inside of the drawer.

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#4 posted 264 days ago

I’m with WDHLT15… Looks like poplar from what little grain is visible…

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#5 posted 263 days ago


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