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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Gasass, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. Gasass

    Gasass Member

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    Was fairly easy to split and on the heavier side... 1branchbark.JPG 1roundclose.JPG 1split.JPG

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  2. Gasass

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    Sorry for the double post at the bottom.. That pic is the bark from the trunk. The pics at the top are from a branch.
  3. bigbarf48

    bigbarf48 Minister of Fire

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    Red oak? What's it smell like
  4. Gasass

    Gasass Member

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    Isn't oak. I know what that looks and smells like. This didn't have a strong odor and its a little tough to describe the smell.
  5. Thistle

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    Norway or Silver Maple
  6. andybaker

    andybaker Feeling the Heat

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    I agree with Thistle.
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  7. ScotO

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    Sure looks like silver maple, and with the sap really flowing this time of the year, she's bound to be wet and heavy!
  8. Jon1270

    Jon1270 Minister of Fire

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    I agree, one of the soft maples. Not Norway, I don't think.
  9. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    Thats Maple

    Maple.jpg

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  10. Wood Duck

    Wood Duck Minister of Fire

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    I'd say Red Maple, although it could be Silver Maple. I don't see a lot of Silver Maple so I tend tot hink of Red first when I see soft maple. It is not Norway Maple.
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  11. Gasass

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    I don't think its producing any sap. It came down last year in one of the storms we had.
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    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    Thats maple. c/s/s it. It won't be heavy next year!;)
  13. ScotO

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    Oh it will still have sap in it, even if it's been down for a long time. Trust me, that's a silver maple......

    Maple sap is not like pine 'sap'. Its more like water........I can see by looking at that round in the pic that it is soaked.
  14. PA. Woodsman

    PA. Woodsman Minister of Fire

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    Another vote for Silver Maple here....
  15. ArsenalDon

    ArsenalDon Minister of Fire

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    was thinking white pine from the bark...but the interior is maple
  16. Fifelaker

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    100% sure it is maple of some kind. I cut a lot of sugar maple that looks just like that.
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  17. Adios Pantalones

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    Some sort of soft maple. I would have guessed red.
  18. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Maple . . . guessing red.

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