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09-16-2018 01:47 PM

Topic tags/keywords: wood lumber identification identify type grain maple

Hoping ya’all can help me—I’m trying to identify this piece of wood. I’m thinking it’s maple?? Thanks in advance for all responses! I appreciate it!

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#1 posted 09-16-2018 02:27 PM

It could be soft maple.


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#2 posted 09-16-2018 02:44 PM

First thought was maple.

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#3 posted 09-16-2018 03:51 PM

Maybe cherry?

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#4 posted 09-16-2018 05:07 PM

It’s definitely alder but it could be mapley alder.

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#5 posted 09-16-2018 09:47 PM

Red (soft) Maple.

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#6 posted 09-18-2018 12:36 AM

Yes, maple for sure.

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