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Forum topic by Sholts posted 05-04-2021 07:51 PM 314 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-04-2021 07:51 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question wood identification

I’m not great at identifying species, especially finished pieces. Can someone tell me what they think this antique table is made of? Planning on using it to build another table.


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#1 posted 05-04-2021 07:57 PM

Open grain, strong banding, rays – Oak

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#2 posted 05-04-2021 08:01 PM

Oak that has been aged. I’d say about 50+ years. Oak has a certain look at different ages. 50, 100, or even 150 years. I really like the look of 150-200 year old Oak.

-- Devin, SF, CA

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#3 posted 05-04-2021 08:02 PM

White Oak.

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#4 posted 05-04-2021 10:31 PM

Rift sawn oak

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#5 posted 05-04-2021 10:42 PM

Oak. Can you post a clear picture of the end grain?

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#6 posted 05-05-2021 01:08 AM

Oak plywood with a horrible dark stain.

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#7 posted 05-05-2021 02:44 AM

Oak plywood with a horrible dark stain. – Aj2
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