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Tony_S

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#1 posted 02-17-2018 12:18 AM

It’s not Alder.
It’s more than likely Luan, which is just a generic name for one of dozens of different types of woods in the Shorea genus.
In a nutshell….It’s ‘fake’ Mahogany.
http://www.hobbithouseinc.com/personal/woodpics/luan.htm

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