Wood ID Please...

NordicSplitter Posted By NordicSplitter, Feb 16, 2013 at 1:29 PM

  1. NordicSplitter

    NordicSplitter
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    May 22, 2011
    541
    192
    Loc:
    Western,NY
    First off, I'm sorry for no Pic and I know that may make this impossible but here goes.....Picked up a load of wood from the tree service place this morning. Average size rounds but a bark that I have just never seen....Thin and jet black with a tinge of rust color. Not like paper(birch) and not peeling (old silver maple) Lord I wish I had a photo... Oh ya...rounds are HEAVY! Never had this wood before...
     
  2. bogydave

    bogydave
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 4, 2009
    8,426
    3,446
    Loc:
    So Cent ALASKA
    Best I can do is say it's "Gotten-wood" :)
     
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  3. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Feb 14, 2007
    27,815
    7,368
    Loc:
    Michigan
    Could you be describing shagbark hickory? Except for the jet black. I would not describe hickory as jet black.
     
  4. NordicSplitter

    NordicSplitter
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    May 22, 2011
    541
    192
    Loc:
    Western,NY
    Maybe because of its age, the bark turned black, Just a thought....
     
  5. PA. Woodsman

    PA. Woodsman
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Feb 26, 2007
    1,599
    567
    Loc:
    Emmaus, Pennsylvania
    Sounds like a railroad tie lol!!! ;lol :p
     
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  6. Blue Vomit

    Blue Vomit
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Jul 12, 2011
    663
    226
    Loc:
    eastern PA
    Sour cherry
     
  7. midwestcoast

    midwestcoast
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 9, 2009
    1,745
    321
    Loc:
    NW Indiana
    Could also be Black Birch
    Pretty tough to I.D from a description :)
     
  8. Jack Straw

    Jack Straw
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Dec 22, 2008
    2,161
    1,329
    Loc:
    Schoharie County, N Y
    What do it smell like?
     
  9. Shane N

    Shane N
    Feeling the Heat 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 16, 2012
    330
    250
    Loc:
    West Central MN
    Hard maple? Shot in the dark :)
     

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