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Forum topic by Matthewrbl posted 05-16-2009 01:19 AM 1854 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Matthewrbl

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05-16-2009 01:19 AM

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Does anyone know of a wood that has a bluish tinge to it?


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#1 posted 05-16-2009 01:27 AM

Some pine has blue streaks.

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#2 posted 05-16-2009 01:44 AM

several years ago i purchased what is called blue mountain pine, it has hews of blue with some also of grey, its a beautiful wood…of coarse its a soft wood , but if it doesn’t matter you might look for that..grizzman

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#3 posted 05-16-2009 02:48 PM

I have seen some poplar logs that would saw out some boards almost completely blue. The blue is mineral stain and I don’t think it fades out. The problem is, when the lumber looks like that, it is almost always goes into pallets or hidden furniture parts and the general public never sees it.

-- David, Southern Indiana

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#4 posted 05-16-2009 03:32 PM

Come to British Coilumbia where the pine beetle has killed off 1,000s of acres of pine – denim pine is what the marketers call it.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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