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post #1 of 5 Old 03-15-2017, 11:55 AM Thread Starter
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Identifying Slabs

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First time I have posted a question like this. I am helping my buddy identify some slabs he got. We both think it looks like oak from the picture but he is saying that the typical oak visible pores in the grain are not there. Looking at this picture, are there any other ideas what this wood might be?
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have they been stained?
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They look like Oak boards to me, one stained - not what I would call slabs, though.


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Look like table leaves to me. Might be made of oak plywood.
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Originally Posted by difalkner View Post
They look like Oak boards to me, one stained - not what I would call slabs, though.
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Look like table leaves to me. Might be made of oak plywood.
Plus one here!!! Definitely not slabs (my opinion 6/4 or thicker) and appear to be table extension usually of plywood or fibercore. They appear to be oak and can make something pretty still.

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