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#1 posted 10-01-2021 03:49 PM

A common wood that would have been used back in the 1800’s is chestnut. The rays in the bottom 2 pictures make me think they are oak but this one might be American Chestnut.

Compare the end grain under magnification to this one from Wood Database to see if it is a match.

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