Green Spalted lumber?

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Forum topic by bandit571 posted 05-22-2014 05:44 PM 807 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-22-2014 05:44 PM

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After a road trip to pick up a few items, found a 9’ 2×4 in red oak. Ynder that board was a 2-3/4×2-3/4 chunk on “white wood”. It had a few lines in the rough sawn surface.

The board on the top. Ever see Green spalting? There is some figure in the board, but it isn’t Oak. The boards below it are Red Oak. I Think…

Have now planed all four sides square to each other, and one face does not have any green lines going on.

Strange board…

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#1 posted 05-22-2014 05:49 PM

Now that I look at it again, I had some beechwood that turned green when it spalted. Very cool though.

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#2 posted 05-22-2014 06:09 PM

looks like soft maple to me, my local woodcraft had a ton of soft maple recently that looked somewhat like that

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