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08-05-2018 12:48 AM

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I don’t know if it’s maple. It does kinda smell slightly like cedar when I was sanding. Depending on the wood can anyone recommend a stain color or finish for it. Thank you, this is my second project still learning.


Any thoughts or advice on 1st project?

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#1 posted 08-05-2018 02:01 PM

Looks like maple (the face grain).
Are you truing to match another piece or will the color be unique?

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#2 posted 08-06-2018 06:18 PM

I would say maple. When you saw It ,it will be harder than when you saw cedar cedar is soft.

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#3 posted 08-06-2018 07:32 PM

Looks like maple veneer. Substrate maybe cheap wood or plywood.


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