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Forum topic by John_G posted 01-20-2015 08:21 PM 805 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-20-2015 08:21 PM

Trying to figure out what the stair treads are made from. House was built in 1929. Any ideas????

-- John Gray


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#1 posted 01-20-2015 08:34 PM

Looks like cherry to me. Not just the color—the abundance of sapwood, the grain characteristics.. Are those worm holes?

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#2 posted 01-20-2015 11:19 PM

Cherry or it could be a stained birch

-- Ric, Mazomanie

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#3 posted 01-21-2015 02:11 AM

Looks like cherry to me too.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT40HD35 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln. hamsleyhardwood.com

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#4 posted 01-21-2015 02:38 AM

Cherry was my guess…....even before I saw Danny’s answer.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#5 posted 01-21-2015 02:46 AM

I just put some pecan in the stove that looks a lot like those stair treads. But I would NEVER argue with Danny or Bill!!!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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