Log 6 ID Please..I have no clue!

Bacffin Posted By Bacffin, Oct 7, 2012 at 6:28 PM

  1. Bacffin

    Bacffin
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    Jan 2, 2012
    535
    234
    Loc:
    30 Miles Northwest of Boston
    Man you guys are awsome ! :)
     
  2. krex1010

    krex1010
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    Jan 3, 2010
    661
    11
    Loc:
    southeast pa
    Looks like tulip to me
     
  3. milleo

    milleo
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    Aug 8, 2011
    318
    162
    Loc:
    Maine
    What is DED?
     
  4. Bacffin

    Bacffin
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    Jan 2, 2012
    535
    234
    Loc:
    30 Miles Northwest of Boston
  5. milleo

    milleo
    Feeling the Heat 2.
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    Aug 8, 2011
    318
    162
    Loc:
    Maine
  6. amateur cutter

    amateur cutter
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    Aug 20, 2010
    1,170
    714
    Loc:
    West Michigan
    Dutch Elm Disease actually. A C
     
  7. Thistle

    Thistle
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    Dec 16, 2010
    4,206
    2,234
    Loc:
    Central IA
    Dutch Elm Disease,actually. So named because Elm burl logs imported from northern Europe for veneer into America had the elm bark beetles that helped spread the disease with our native ones. .Also early research into the disease was carried out in Holland.
     
  8. Bacffin

    Bacffin
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    Jan 2, 2012
    535
    234
    Loc:
    30 Miles Northwest of Boston
    Ha! Maybe I should have put my glasses on for that one....My Bad :rolleyes:
     
  9. Fire Breathing Dragon

    Fire Breathing Dragon
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    Feb 26, 2012
    84
    36
    Loc:
    Carroll County, MD
    Yep, looks like ash to me; just cut two trees up this week and they split real nice when you get to a straight grained section. Enjoy the low moisture wood!
     
  10. Hickorynut

    Hickorynut
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    Jan 10, 2012
    333
    128
    Loc:
    western ky.
    This my friends is sassafras. I have looked long and hard at these on my property for 17 years. Bark is right, grain is right, light weight. etc. Should be a smell if it is a fresh cut live one, like sassafras tea.;).
     
  11. bogydave

    bogydave
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    Dec 4, 2009
    8,426
    3,446
    Loc:
    So Cent ALASKA
    My vote is ash.
     
  12. PA. Woodsman

    PA. Woodsman
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    Feb 26, 2007
    1,599
    567
    Loc:
    Emmaus, Pennsylvania

    But someone asked the OP if it had a menthol aroma to it and he said no in post # 25.
     
  13. nrford

    nrford
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    Feb 26, 2011
    1,120
    542
    Loc:
    NW lower Mi.
    Nope. Sorry Charlie!
     
  14. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage
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    Feb 14, 2007
    27,815
    7,367
    Loc:
    Michigan
    I agree with nford. Definitely not sassafras but can understand why that is thought. Many times different trees are identified rigthly or wrongly because the bark resembles something else. We saw that with white oak vs hickory recently on here. We've even seen popple wrongly identified.
     
  15. Hickorynut

    Hickorynut
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    Jan 10, 2012
    333
    128
    Loc:
    western ky.
    Grain is too dark for ash to me. I am not seeing white. The checks on the bark are too deep and big for ash for that size of a trunk. He said it was on the light side. Ash is pretty heavy. Sassafras is not. Sassafras doesn't smell much if it is not fresh either. Leaves would tell the story for sure. May not be sassafras but doesn't look like the ash around here. Said it was pink on the ends. Ash is white, sassafras is pink. No big deal. These tree ids are hard just looking at pics.sometimes for sure.
     
  16. TimJ

    TimJ
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    Apr 10, 2012
    1,231
    802
    Loc:
    Southeast Indiana
    sassafrass has brown bark ......not grey
     
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  17. oldspark

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    It's Green Ash not White, the bark of Green Ash has deeper checks on the bark and the wood is more of a brown color that white, I guess I will have to take pictures today and try and figure out out to post them and yes the wood is not as heavy.
     

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