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Forum topic by steve posted 03-14-2014 01:58 AM 897 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-14-2014 01:58 AM

looking for a second, third…opinion,ha

a friend sent me this pic of a built-in in her living room…
I haven’t seen it in person, in the room, or i wouldn’t be asking this question, ha

Does this look like Pine, or could it be some stained Poplar, or, etc…

any other perspectives, much appreciated!!!

-- steve/USA

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#1 posted 03-14-2014 02:35 AM

I suppose it could be pine but that’s the most walnut looking stain job I ever saw on pine if it is.
I sure don’t think its poplar; the grain is all wrong.

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#2 posted 03-14-2014 02:36 AM

My first instinct is not pine, but it could be a really well done stain.

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#3 posted 03-14-2014 02:40 AM

Stained pine. Well done, as Rick suggests. That’s what I see, anyway.

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#4 posted 03-14-2014 02:43 AM

It looks like pine to me, they certainly did a good job of finishing it if it is.

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#5 posted 03-14-2014 02:45 AM

Pine….not poplar

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#6 posted 03-16-2014 01:52 AM

Kind looks like oak to me.

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#7 posted 03-16-2014 02:08 AM

thanks…not Oak, ha.
I actually went there and seen it…it is Pine…but thanks everybody

-- steve/USA

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