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Forum topic by Tzweber posted 12-12-2018 08:54 PM 417 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Tzweber

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12-12-2018 08:54 PM

Topic tags/keywords: oak

Any of you ever worked with green streaked oak. Picked up some 8/4 red oak at sawmill with green streaking in it possibly to make a vanity top with. Curious what happens when you finish it and it ages.


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#1 posted 12-13-2018 01:06 PM

“The greenish color is indicative of fungal or viral staining, almost always called mineral.”

Source, look under Gene Wengert's comment.

We ran across some of the same a few years back, and a local sawyer said the same about it. It will work the same, and it finishes with a neat look. Though it will keep the color, or at least ours did. If a person just wanted a RO look, it ain’t that.

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#2 posted 12-14-2018 12:35 PM

Awesome. I really like the green feathering in the board so glad to hear it stays during milling and finishing.

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