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12-12-2014 11:37 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question wood species cedar help


So I’m thinking cedar or red pine but these were cabinet doors and ive never seen cedar cabinets before. Can anyone confirm?


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#1 posted 12-13-2014 01:08 AM

Looks like quartersawn Doug Fir from here

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#2 posted 12-13-2014 01:14 AM

I agree, Doug fir. Up here in the PNW we call it “vertical grain.” Same thing.

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#3 posted 12-13-2014 01:44 AM

I agree.

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#4 posted 12-13-2014 01:57 AM

Yep, four out of four lumberjocks agree, it’s Doug Fir. And you were pretty close because Doug Fir is pine.
That tight, clear grain used to be pretty common up here in the northwest when there was a lot of old growth being logged. You just don’t get that grain from second growth. Now days you’ll pay as much for it here as you will for eastern hardwoods like cherry and walnut.

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#5 posted 12-13-2014 02:12 AM

Vertical grain Douglas fir.

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#6 posted 12-13-2014 02:59 AM

Yup, these fellars got it right.

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#7 posted 12-13-2014 04:10 AM

DF.

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#8 posted 12-13-2014 06:46 AM

VG DF.

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#9 posted 12-13-2014 06:53 AM

It seems like we have a consensus thanks folks! Ive never come across this one before.

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#10 posted 12-13-2014 12:43 PM

I have never seen this happen!

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#11 posted 12-13-2014 01:58 PM

Yup…DF

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#12 posted 12-13-2014 04:35 PM

My wifey pointed out a door with panels for me to buy just a day or two ago, thinking I could do something with it. It looked exactly like that, and was marked douglas fir, which I called out to her before I got to the hangtag.

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