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post #1 of 4 Old 08-21-2016, 01:21 PM Thread Starter
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wood id ?

Picked up some more freebie cut offs at the saw mill. This time there was very little red oak. But I cannot id two of the woods. Help



The second from the left is red oak. The extreme right is black locust. Not sure what the third fourth and fifth pieces are though. I suspect the 4th is ash, but not sure.

The wood that is 5th reminds me of poplar, light weight and no big open pores like the Oak, but it is not green or light, just this tan cut. All are freshly cut.

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3 and 5 look like softwoods.

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5 looks like Doug Fir.

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Well oh boy I saw the saw mill owner today as I passed and stopped to talk to him. Got some better turning blanks suitable for bowls today. The woods 3 and 4 are pin oak, the 5th is Elm. The last one, that I thought was black locust, he says, he often cuts black locust into fence posts, but if it was in the cut off pile at the skid operation, it was mulberry. So that last one is mulberry, not black locust. (He did add that I shouldn't feel too bad about thinking it is black locust. the two woods are often mistaken for each other, and mulberry is not a commonly encountered wood. I also got access to a different section of the mill for cut offs where pieces suitable for bowl blanks can be found.
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