anybody know what type of wood this is?

clearblue16 Posted By clearblue16, Jan 23, 2009 at 7:05 AM

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  1. clearblue16

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    got this stuff from a friend, been cut into rounds around 6 months....i live in Seattle....white, slight smell (neither good or bad), fairly light, not real easy to split....thanks!
     

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  2. madrone

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    Could be big leaf maple.
     
  3. webby3650

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    Looks like Tulip(Poplar)to me.
     
  4. mbokie5

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    Is big leaf maple Norway maple?

    I would like to see the end grain.
     
  5. fossil

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    It's firewood. Rick
     
  6. hensonconst1

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    it looks like I was wanting to know about a month ago it is either big leave maple or sycomore, but dont really know

    any sap

    Does core have green color

    I cut tree down fresh so i can compare in six months
     
  7. gzecc

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    I second tulip poplar. Very light in color and weight. Some pink striations inside. Not norway maple for sure.
     
  8. madrone

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    I don't think we grow much tulip poplar in these parts. Will it even grow in Seattle?
     
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