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Wood ID please...

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Ram 1500 with an axe..., Jun 16, 2013.

  1. Ram 1500 with an axe...

    Ram 1500 with an axe... Minister of Fire

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    There is a mother load of this stuff for the taking. At first I thought they were 2 different species from the different bark, but after splitting, I'm not so sure. So I need help once again.

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    They both have strong smells when split. The bigger one was a lot heavier, not just cause its bigger...
    Thank you all...

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  2. Hogwildz

    Hogwildz Minister of Fire

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    Red Oak
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  3. webby3650

    webby3650 Master of Fire

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    Yup, it's red oak. It'll be great stuff in a few seasons!
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  4. nrford

    nrford Minister of Fire

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  5. TreePointer

    TreePointer Minister of Fire

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    Northern red oak.
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  6. Ralphie Boy

    Ralphie Boy Minister of Fire

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    Dat's 4 fur red oak! Good stuff!!
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  7. StihlHead

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    All these posts from NJ about great wood finds, logs delivered for free, piles and piles of oak... :confused:

    Whhhhhhhaaaaa! Whahhhhhh! Whaaaaaa!
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  8. ScotO

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    Red oak, my man......nice score. You say there's lots of it, so if you have lots of room, get lots of it processed.
    Trouble with oak is, as you probably have already learned, it takes a LONG time to season to it's optimum. Give it 2 to 3 years, it'll amaze you.
    Split it on the smaller side, and it may season a little faster......
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  9. Ram 1500 with an axe...

    Ram 1500 with an axe... Minister of Fire

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    PNW Casades, where is that? Lol yes New Jersey has had a lot of wood for the taking these past 6 months or so, unfortunately, Sandy hit us hard, most will become mulch, but for us pyros.....we need to continue to seek out what is out there and get what we can, while we can....before it becomes mulch....
  10. Ram 1500 with an axe...

    Ram 1500 with an axe... Minister of Fire

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    Thanks guys, that should have been an easy one, but I am working a lot, under the gun, trying to get by and trying to get wood...burn on............
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  11. Woody Stover

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    When you see those highly visible medullary rays (radial lines out from the center of the end grain,) that usually means Oak of some type.
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