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#1 posted 04-05-2019 08:50 PM

I think it’s wood.

Just kidding. I have no idea. Maybe someone else here will.

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#2 posted 04-05-2019 08:56 PM

Really hard to tell, my guess, Teak.

-- Petey

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#3 posted 04-05-2019 09:04 PM

They work with urban timber and recycled stuff. Shoot them an email and ask.

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#4 posted 04-05-2019 09:41 PM

no idea either,it’s funny they wouldn’t tell you that in the description,considering it’s a 3500 dollar table!

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#5 posted 04-05-2019 10:53 PM

By not naming the wood, they are free to make future tables out of any available wood.

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#6 posted 04-06-2019 12:49 AM

At that price, any wood you want….but that does look like teak

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#7 posted 04-06-2019 01:24 AM

If it were teak I bet it they would boasting Knock down Teak Dining table.
They are using urban wood from blow downs here in California.
Walnut, Ash, Camfor, sycamore all plentiful out here.

-- Aj

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#8 posted 04-06-2019 01:28 AM

I,ll say Stained Ash
Regards
Anth

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#9 posted 04-06-2019 09:53 AM

It’s Walnut.

-- It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle

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#10 posted 04-06-2019 10:11 AM

Since the page claims only varnish and hard oil,
I guess Claro Walnut?
Unique to West Coast US, found in urban locations, more figure and wider grain spacing than east coast black walnut, and more expensive too. The really pretty figured stuff is super expensive ($20+ bdft).

http://hobbithouseinc.com/personal/woodpics/walnut,%20claro.htm

Cheers!

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#11 posted 04-06-2019 12:06 PM

The legs and base are… 16/4?

Also, what’s “hard oil”? I see some references to it being used for floors.

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#12 posted 04-06-2019 04:13 PM



Also, what’s “hard oil”? I see some references to it being used for floors.
- leftcoaster

Hard oil is old wood working terminology for any oil that dries to a hard varnish like surface,
IMHO – It’s another misused generic name like Danish oil.

See it mostly in UK mfg these days.
http://www.sutherlandwelles.com/murdoch-hard-oil.html

Osmo also used the terminology.
www.osmouk.com

-- I'm an engineer not a woodworker, but I can randomly find useful tools and furniture inside a pile of lumber!

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#13 posted 04-09-2019 07:00 PM



It s Walnut.

- Tony_S

Offerman Woodshop Store <info>
Tue 4/9/2019 9:27 AM

Hello LeeRoy,

Black walnut!

Best,

Jane Parrott
Shop Manager
Offerman Woodshop
www.offermanwoodshop.com

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#14 posted 04-09-2019 07:25 PM

Nobody read the 1st sentence of the description?

“This Black Walnut Tressle Table….”

-- Stew

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#15 posted 04-09-2019 07:30 PM



Nobody read the 1st sentence of the description?

“This Black Walnut Tressle Table….”

- Stew81

That would have been to easy. lol

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