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Forum topic by Jenine posted 07-19-2014 01:35 AM 724 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-19-2014 01:35 AM

Name this species, GO! (VERY heavy dense, antique dining table)

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#1 posted 07-19-2014 01:41 AM

Cherry

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#2 posted 07-19-2014 01:46 AM

that’s what I thought, but I have never seen cherry with this much blonde streaking. Guess I have now :)
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#3 posted 07-19-2014 02:24 AM

Certainly looks like cherry to me too. The blonde streaks are sapwood.

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#4 posted 07-19-2014 11:45 AM

I like the contrast of the sapwood in cherry and walnut. Makes the wood come alive.

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#5 posted 07-19-2014 03:41 PM

Cherry is my first guess

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#6 posted 07-20-2014 03:01 PM

Could also be Hickory.

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#7 posted 07-21-2014 12:49 AM

My first thought was hickory. I don’t know for sure, just what popped into my head.

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#8 posted 07-21-2014 01:17 AM

Pecan (also called Hickory) but looking at the grain, I think cherry is more likely.

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#9 posted 07-21-2014 02:07 AM

Hickory and pecan are ring porous with two distinct sizes of pores. Creates very strong grain. The wood in the pics is diffuse porous where the pores are small and one size. Cherry is diffuse porous.

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