Another Wood ID Please?

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  1. diodeduster

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    I scored a pile of this wood in my travels in nj while working. I have a tree id book that i recently purchased from barns and noble and without leaves it makes it a little harder to id but i am pretty shore its in the oak family. thanks for any help you can give me.
     

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    White ash.
     
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    Don't take this personal but, those pictures really suck... Flash not working? How bout different angles?
     
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    Any smell to it? Red oak smells acidic from the tannins. Ash doesn't
     
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    MMMM........forbidden tannins. Western redcedar has plenty to go around, although I think WRC gets its sweet smell from another component in its makeup. The bitter acidic taste is definitely the tannins though.
     
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    The pic needs to be brightened up, there a few trees that it looks like
     
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    Better but I still can't see the growth rings too well. Is this an open grained wood or closed grain like pine?
     
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    it looks like a closed grain to me. i will try to post other pix if needed from other pieces of wood. thanks ed
     
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    basswood or cucumber from a good source!!!!!!!
     
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    A good pic of the bark will help the most.
     
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    I've cut up cedar that looked like that grain...but if that was cedar you'd know right off by the smell.
     
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