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09-11-2021 03:48 PM


Need help ID ing this wood. Put mineral oil on a portion. End grain in previous post.


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#1 posted 09-11-2021 04:24 PM

Judging from the pictures, thats cherry wood to me….

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#2 posted 09-11-2021 04:43 PM

I agree.

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#3 posted 09-12-2021 10:39 PM

IMO, it has too much visible grain and figuring to be cherry.
But, I have never seen or had any figured cherry.

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#4 posted 09-12-2021 11:03 PM

Almost looks like Yellow Birch.

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#5 posted 09-13-2021 01:11 AM

Thanks to all for help. I have done some research and have found several wood types that resemble this wood. The type doesn’t matter a whole lot as I plan to use it in a project and give it to my Granddaughter. It was mainly for my information. I’ll post a finished pic when completed.

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#6 posted 09-13-2021 01:23 AM

Kind of looks like a section of cherry that has some curly figure to it. I’ve worked with a lot of figured cherry and it sometimes has like a “fuzziness” to it that won’t go away. Almost like an optical illusion.

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