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Forum topic by Ikyoto posted 01-24-2018 06:58 PM 508 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-24-2018 06:58 PM

Topic tags/keywords: resource question carving

I am hoping someone can id this. It was from a cutting of several large branches that fell into my yard from across the neighbors yard. I can’t use the wood stove anymore, so I have about a cord of various diameter pieces. It’s smooth and as hard as the oak I think it is. But I know plants as well as anyone knows what’s on the underside of the third rock from he left in the shot of Armstrong setting foot. ;)


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#1 posted 01-24-2018 07:03 PM

that link does not show anything

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#2 posted 01-24-2018 07:26 PM

Based on there being no picture, pretty sure it’s Alder.

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#3 posted 01-27-2018 09:03 PM

Your Link goes nowhere! I.E. it’s not active.

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#4 posted 01-28-2018 12:36 AM

Ripper, I’m pretty sure Fridge will back you up on that. He’s Lumber Jocks foremost authority on Alder and proponent.

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#5 posted 01-28-2018 02:47 PM

Based on there being no picture, pretty sure it s Alder.

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i think we have found a new species of alder here. is it clear alder? invisible alder? chameleon alder??

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