What is it?

hickoryhoarder

Feeling the Heat
Apr 5, 2013
403
Indiana
Not sure. Black oak?
 

CincyBurner

Feeling the Heat
Mar 10, 2015
450
SW Ohio
Black walnut will have characteristic chocolate colored heartwood.
* Pic of end grain ?
Walnut bark is soft and will slice with pen knife with solid, brown color.
Twig scars of walnut very characteristic - 'monkey face' (mouth w/ two eyes).
Pith of twigs are distinctive too - chambered.
 

SpaceBus

Minister of Fire
Nov 18, 2018
3,858
Downeast Maine
It could be anything outside of the willow family and it's a great deal for free.
 

Gearhead660

Member
Dec 20, 2018
225
WI
Looks like a good source of heat at a great price.
 
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Medic21

Minister of Fire
Feb 26, 2017
840
Northern Indiana
yeah looks like walnut! if it is - sell those logs. . . my other suspicion would be chestnut oak? the more I look the more im seeing walnut. . . could we get a photo of the ends of the logs?
I’m heading to cut it in an hour or so. All I’ve seen it those pics. It you look at where the limbs were cut I see that dark heartwood. That’s why I’m thinking walnut.

There is no money in walnut right now. The market to China is dried up.
 

hickoryhoarder

Feeling the Heat
Apr 5, 2013
403
Indiana
yeah looks like walnut! if it is - sell those logs. . . my other suspicion would be chestnut oak? the more I look the more im seeing walnut. . . could we get a photo of the ends of the logs?
Yes, that's a better guess than black oak. Chestnut oak or walnut . The end of that one looks like walnut.
 

Woody Stover

Minister of Fire
Dec 25, 2010
12,089
Southern IN