What wood is this ??

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by HDRock, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. HDRock

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    I could probably go research and figure it out, but I'll ask here any way cuz U guys are probably quicker :)

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    White oak.
     
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    Guessing some kind of Maple,maybe Silver.
     
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    Northern red oak.
     
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    I'll go with maple.
     
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    I would throw my money behind it being white oak. But it is hard to tell.
     
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    My vote for red oak. The white around me has a different bark.
     
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    Yep, sometimes these pics can be deceiving. Second pic shows bark pulling away form wood, fungus growing on cut end and darkening. Probably cut last spring or earlier. Shows some signs of white oak in second pic, but first pic shows characteristic "ski trails" of red oak.

    As always, I reserve the right to be wrong. :)
     
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    Not white oak either red or black oak
     
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    I see a lot of oak leaves on the ground.........
     
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    Disagree, looks like Red Oak .
     
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    Looks like white oak to me. Reminds me of silver.
     
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    Oak
     
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    The first pic looks like Red Oak to me.
     
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    Oak or maple
    May change mychoice after seeing the grain, color
    after it's cut & split ;)
     
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    Thanks you all
    Dang ,I took more pics but they were not on phone , I just thought I pushed the button down I guess, or didn't hold my mouth right :rolleyes: :)
    I am getting a smidgen better at identification, and doing research.
    The guy said This stuff has been down two years, and there is a ship load of it , ya SHIP not the other word., and some standing dead
    People were hired to clear trees , something went sour, and there they lay
     
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    Large diameter red oak down 2 years should be okay. There may be some punky wood just under the bark but the heartwood will be good after seasoning.
     
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    two species. One on left is R.Oak the other is Hard Maple
     
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    Fire Wood.
     
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    The one on the left looks like red oak, not sure about the one on the right.
     
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    Absolutely voting against white oak. I see some thin peeling in the first picture and maybe even some cherry-like striations. Not sure, but it seems to have a texture unlike red oak either...
     
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    my guess left pic red oak right pic white oak
     
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    Can you crack 'em open and give us some split pics? I'm going with Red on the first pic...
     
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    I'm gonna buck the majority here and say that it is a maple variety. Split a hunk open. We wanna see.
     
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    First pic looks like red oak. Second looks like sugar maple or pignut hickory. Both from same tree?
     
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