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Post in 'DIY and General non-hearth advice' started by smokinj, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    My cousin just finished this. Any ides of type of wood? (Hes not saying what it is) id.png
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  2. basod

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    Looks like natural hickory
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    That was my first thought. Not sure I he would want to hide that fact though.
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    He sure is talented!
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    Only thing I could imagine wanting to "hide" is if it were sweetgum.
    I've never seen it milled so I couldn't tell you. It's used in substrates for veneers for alot of furniture

    It's a nice looking piece of furniture
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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    My guess is also hickory.
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    Yeap, beautiful Hickory. Love that stuff.
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    Looks great smokin, I hit the like button but it's not working at the moment.
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    I guessed before I looked down the thread - Hickory.
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    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    I'll take a wild stab at it and guess Hickory. This pic is Hickory:

    hickory.jpg

    Hickory is interesting. The custom cabinets in my home are all Hickory...but much more uniform in color. Hickory comes in different "flavors". Rick

    ETA: From (if I may be so bold) an accomplished amateur woodworker, let me send along my compliments to your cousin for a beautiful piece of work. :)
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  11. ScotO

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    I'm saying hickory too. But some of the catalpa that I cut before sure looked alot like that too.
    I hope it isn't catalpa, it'll be dinged and dented up in no time! Beautiful work, BTW!
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