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Forum topic by Jim88 posted 07-28-2014 07:42 PM 1221 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-28-2014 07:42 PM

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I was given this wood buy my uncle who used to use in the printing industry and we both have no idea what wood it is, it would be great if anyone knows what it is??

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#1 posted 07-28-2014 08:10 PM

Looks like maple or beech to me.

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#2 posted 07-28-2014 09:48 PM

I too think beech used on many floors in sports arenas etc,Beautiful and rock hard too. Alistair

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#3 posted 07-29-2014 12:57 AM

Yes, beech. The medullary rays are prominent and easy to see with the naked eye. This is a characteristic of beech, red oak, white oak, and sycamore.

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#4 posted 07-29-2014 06:47 AM

Brilliant thank you very much for your help

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