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Wood ID

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Mrs. Krabappel, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    IMG_1612.JPG I know I should do my own homework on this, but I'm in the last week of the semester before finals, so I've got a lot of other homework to do. :cool:

    I have a good bunch of this mystery wood. Not red oak. TIA!

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  2. nrford

    nrford Minister of Fire

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    Cherry.
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  3. Jon1270

    Jon1270 Minister of Fire

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    Looks like cherry, but it's hard to tell at that distance.
  4. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Cherry is pretty good, right? It's been fun to split.
  5. Jon1270

    Jon1270 Minister of Fire

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    Yep, nice to have.
  6. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Thanks guys. That was quick!
  7. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    We burn 3 cord a year,you'll like Cherry.
  8. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Cherry . . . just wait until you start to split it . . . smells wicked good.
  9. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    Absolutely Black Cherry.You're in for a treat,smells great splitting & burning.
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  10. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Cherry
    good stuff ;)
    Looks like it will split straight too. :)
  11. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Excellent. I have two more piles about that big.
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  12. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    Black Cherry. Only medium heat output but I grab as much as I can because of the redeeming qualities mentioned above...and the bark looks cool. :cool:
  13. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    OK. I will guess cherry. ;lol

    Never seen the stuff in my life.
  14. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    Hard to believe that. It's widespread and you're in its range. If you start buying wood, you're bound to get some, then you're in for a treat. Smells fantastic as it dries, and gets deeper in color. A veritable banquet for the senses. Did I mention that the bark is cool? ==c
  15. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Dearly want to buy wood somebody else cut and split. But with four and a half acres of oak and beech in front of the house it probably ain't gonna happen. Heated the house off of it for 28 years and the woods look like I never owned a saw.
  16. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Now I just need someone to help me ID these mystery bantams IMG_1629.JPG IMG_1619.JPG
  17. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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  18. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    Oh, I thought in your other thread you meant you were done cutting your own wood. Maybe you just swore off messin' with the electric company? ;lol
    Your Cherry is probably like my BL, then; Plenty of it around here, but none on our property so I have to scrounge it. You ought to see if you can trade a neighbor for it or something, just to check it out. :cool: That's what I just did to get more quick-drying soft Maple, which is sparse in the woods, mostly found in yards here.
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  20. Hogwildz

    Hogwildz Minister of Fire

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    Cherry smells great, and is decent burning. Gives off a lot of ash, and does not burn as long as say Oak. Splits great, unless you get a gnarly section, then it is a mess of uglies.
  21. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    I'd be very pleased to have that stack of cherry in our yard. We have quite a bit of cherry here but not much for size.

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