Wood ID

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by weatherguy, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. weatherguy

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    I stacked the wood I cut and split thed other day and noticed I had something other than oak and maple in that scrounge. Some of the smaller peices I split were light so I assumed they were a little more seasoned. I would assume since its light when seasoned its not a high btu wood. Almost looks like cherry but its definately different from the other cherry I have.

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    Look's like soft maple.
     
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    yep. red maple
     
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    I agree with the soft maple crowd!
     
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    I thought the wood looked like maple but the bark threw me off, Im used to seeing the maple with the deeper furrowed bark like ash.
     
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    Definitely soft maple. We have lots here. The smooth bark you'll find on the younger trees.
     
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    x2! I usually see it in younger trees or limb wood on bigger trees.
     
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    The one with the smooth bark is from a limb. I got most of the tree in a scrounge so I got quite a bit. I put it in the softer woods pile that season quicker, I stack oak separate.
     
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