Can someone identify what type of wood veneer this is?

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Forum topic by Dustin posted 05-27-2018 06:13 PM 495 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-27-2018 06:13 PM

Just curious what type of wood veneer is on this dresser? It’s banged up and I’m going to strip it down and refinish it, wasn’t 100% sure what I’m working with.

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#1 posted 05-27-2018 09:30 PM


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#3 posted 05-28-2018 03:20 AM

Some one may disagree with me but I think we can rule out Alder.

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#4 posted 05-28-2018 04:10 AM

I would guess one of the cheaper mahogany’s or alder. Teak and walnut are too expensive for that cheap dresser.

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#5 posted 05-28-2018 04:17 AM

Are you sure it’s worth your time it’s a very unappealing piece. I hope you found it by the curb and didn’t pay.:(

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#6 posted 05-28-2018 05:11 AM

It is ugly but check the drawer fronts, continuous grain, just out of order.

-- Rick M,

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