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Forum topic by eldaneo posted 01-08-2014 04:50 PM 805 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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eldaneo

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01-08-2014 04:50 PM

I recently cut down a few trees in Oklahoma City and milled these on my bandsaw. Can anyone help me identify the species?


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#1 posted 01-08-2014 04:53 PM

This is a great site for wood ID

http://www.hobbithouseinc.com/personal/woodpics/

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-08-2014 04:57 PM

walnut

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#3 posted 01-08-2014 06:29 PM

What did the tree look like?

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#4 posted 01-09-2014 02:54 AM

If it is as yellow as the pics indicate , it is either Hedgeapple, also called Osage Orange, Bois de Arc, or hedge (very hard and heavy) or mulberry. I have cut both in my part of Oklahoma.

I’m leaning towards hedge as it usually has more knots, cracks, and inclusions than mulberry. If you ever get any bigger logs bring them to Jenks and we’ll slice them on my WoodMizer!

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