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Wood ID needed and vid tour of my stacks

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Bster13, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Bster13

    Bster13 Minister of Fire

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  2. Beer Belly

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    "Love ya honey" at the end just saved your arse;).......I am a rookie at wood ID...but I throw in "oak" of the White variety.....whaddya say guys, am I close;?
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  3. Bster13

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    She collects shoes, I collect wood. All good! :)
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    NortheastAl Minister of Fire

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    Way too many. I can come over and relieve you of some of that burdensome wood.
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    Red Oak(photo 1), and Beech(photo 2&3).
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    Looks like beech to me :)
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    Nice scrounging. Stacks don't have to be perfect to look nice.
  8. ScotO

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    Pics #2 and 3 are definitely beech, however I don't believe that first pic to be oak....I don't see any defined medulary rays or annual rings in the wood. Looks more like a cottonwood or poplar to me.

    Give it a split and sniff test it. Red oak will have a distinct vinegar smell to it.....
    show me a pic of the split......
  9. Bster13

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    Correct, no rings that I saw, I'll look again and sniff my wood while trying to ensure no neighbors are looking. :p

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