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Log ID 46, I am going with soft maple on this one.

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Bacffin, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Bacffin

    Bacffin Minister of Fire

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    I was able to scratch the end of the round with my finger nail fairly easy. The bark is kind of redish also. What do you think folks?

    Thanks,
    Bruce

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  2. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    Silver Maple
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  3. Bacffin

    Bacffin Minister of Fire

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    Oh! What is the tell Thistle. The flaky bark? I have a couple more logs like this one.
    Thanks
  4. scroungerjeff

    scroungerjeff Burning Hunk

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    I second the silver maple. The sixth picture sold me. I have been burning nothing but silver maple this fall. It burns nice and clean and even pretty hot. It just does not leave a good bed of coals nor last all that long. It was totally seasoned in under six months which is nice.
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  5. stephiedoll

    stephiedoll Burning Hunk

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    Look at picture 5, pine needles. Bark also looks like pine in addition to the first 2 pictures of the logs look more like pine.
    Keep in mind, I am wronge 9 out of 10 times.
  6. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    Bruce,does it smell like pine? Silver Maple is pretty 'bland' not a strong smell like Oaks,Black Cherry,Black Walnut,Black Cherry,Hickories etc.
  7. nrford

    nrford Minister of Fire

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    Soft Maple is correct. Could be silver,or red.
  8. Bacffin

    Bacffin Minister of Fire

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    No it is not pine. I am surrounded 360 by 100ft standing pine Q-tips. Pine needles every where. It's just stuff from the ground.
  9. WoodPorn

    WoodPorn Minister of Fire

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    Maple fo' sho'
    Can see all the pines in pics 7/8
  10. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Assuming that there were no needles at all on this tree when cut?
  11. Bacffin

    Bacffin Minister of Fire

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    Nope, not pine for sure. I licked it:)

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