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Forum topic by Chris208 posted 06-05-2012 10:35 PM 1157 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-05-2012 10:35 PM

Can anyone help me identify this wood?

I found it in my local restore today and like the birdseye pattern.

It seems piney to me.

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#1 posted 06-05-2012 10:38 PM

It looks like old growth pine to me. The close ring spacing indicates it was a pretty old tree.

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#2 posted 06-05-2012 10:52 PM

Agreed, looks like a type of pine to me too.

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#3 posted 06-05-2012 11:15 PM


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#4 posted 06-06-2012 01:51 AM

Yep, I’ve seen that beautiful burdseye figure in pine from the big box stores (and I always buy all they have).

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#5 posted 06-06-2012 02:22 AM

I would say white pine.

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#6 posted 06-06-2012 08:19 PM

I don’t use pine often, but when I see some like that it’s always gone home with me. There is always a use for wood that looks like that.

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#7 posted 06-06-2012 09:20 PM

Pretty sure that’s pine

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