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Is this locust?

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by steeltowninwv, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. steeltowninwv

    steeltowninwv Minister of Fire

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    I cut a lot of locust but not sure about this one. Little off color for locust but has the right grain and its pretty light. Tree has been down for a year or so


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  2. steeltowninwv

    steeltowninwv Minister of Fire

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    I know that some of the wood on the ground I already cut is red oak
  3. Fire Breathing Dragon

    Fire Breathing Dragon Member

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    Yep, I too see some red oak although that would is gennerally not light?
  4. mywaynow

    mywaynow Minister of Fire

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    Hickory. No doubt. Basing that upon the first pic.
  5. steeltowninwv

    steeltowninwv Minister of Fire

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    absolutley 100% sure locust...black locust..the driest and lightest ive ever seen this stuff get...ive stacked it for 2 years and its never gotten this light...
    here is pics of the moisture readings..and this is straight off a whole tree downed...ill be going back for the rest..pretty big locust

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  6. steeltowninwv

    steeltowninwv Minister of Fire

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    yeah dragon the red oak was not in question and it was very dense wet and heavy...

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