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Forum topic by JeremyR posted 09-08-2014 04:32 PM 946 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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09-08-2014 04:32 PM

I’d like to buy this table on craigslist but I want to verify the type of wood first. If its a nicer type like walnut or mahogany then the $50 is worth it. Im going to cut it up and make two cutting boards to give as house warming presents.

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#1 posted 09-08-2014 04:39 PM

Hard to tell. Looks like it may a closed pore wood.
Most certainly stained. Not maple I think and probably
not walnut. Look underneath, it’s probably unfinished
on the bottom.

That’s a refectory table. It may have come out of
a church conference room or library.

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