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Wood I'd help. new pics posted

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by fitter9, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. fitter9

    fitter9 New Member

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    image.jpg image.jpg The picture isn't great but I scrounged quit a bit of this wood. The rounds haven't been split yet and they seem very heavy for their size. Some of the bark is falling off and it's like paper peeling off under it. More pics to follow after it's split.

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  2. Jon1270

    Jon1270 Minister of Fire

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    Could be ash, but this is one case where a blurry pic of the bark just isn't going to narrow it down enough. Clear images of the end grain at the very least, the split surfaces even better, will help a lot.
  3. USMC80

    USMC80 Minister of Fire

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    need better pics
  4. My Oslo heats my home

    My Oslo heats my home Minister of Fire

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    yeah, kinda blurry. At first I thought it was my eyes haha
  5. fitter9

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    Better pics coming after work.
  6. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    I see poplar. Split one so we can see the green streak!
  7. fitter9

    fitter9 New Member

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    I was thinking poplar too. I've been scrounging wood for many years. I never cared about what spicies it was , as long as it was dry. That all changed since I found this site. Now I have to I. D. Every piece that goes into my stacks. My wife thinks I'm nuts
  8. clemsonfor

    clemsonfor Minister of Fire

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    Hickory ash or poplar?
  9. Fifelaker

    Fifelaker Feeling the Heat

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    I have heard of burr oak but blur oak is a new one.:rolleyes:
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  10. clemsonfor

    clemsonfor Minister of Fire

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    Burr oak has acorns the size of golf balls.
  11. weatherguy

    weatherguy Minister of Fire

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    Looks like ash but Ill reserve my final call until clearer pictures are posted.
  12. paul bunion

    paul bunion Minister of Fire

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    The peeling paper under the bark sounds like tulip poplar.
  13. fitter9

    fitter9 New Member

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    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg New picks
  14. Paulywalnut

    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    Old old maple.
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  15. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    Now it looks like punky norway maple. As worthless as poplar in its current state.
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  16. TreePointer

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    Tuliptree (yellow poplar)

    Last picture has a split resting on a red oak round.
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2013
  17. Ram 1500 with an axe...

    Ram 1500 with an axe... Minister of Fire

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    I think, it's a poplar that wishes it was a maple...
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  18. Wood Duck

    Wood Duck Minister of Fire

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    I think it is either Norway Maple or Ash, and it is punky (partially rotten). If it splits, I'd keep it. If it is too soft to split, don't bother keeping it.
  19. fitter9

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  20. fitter9

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    It split good. Didn't fall apart. I'll stack it separately from my good stuff in the shoulder wood stack.
  21. PA. Woodsman

    PA. Woodsman Minister of Fire

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    I agree with the fellas that said it is an old Maple....
  22. nrford

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    Norway maple, way past good firewood.
  23. USMC80

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    poplar
  24. clemsonfor

    clemsonfor Minister of Fire

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    100% tulip poplar

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