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I was given a pile of wood from my father in law's remodel job. I believe that it is maple, but I'm not sure. This may sound elementary, but is there a way that I can tell if it is maple or pine? Most of it is pretty clear white wood, some of the ends are painted orange. These are left over from the cabinet maker and are roughly 12' 1x3's.

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I was given a pile of wood from my father in law's remodel job. I believe that it is maple, but I'm not sure. This may sound elementary, but is there a way that I can tell if it is maple or pine? Most of it is pretty clear white wood, some of the ends are painted orange. These are left over from the cabinet maker and are roughly 12' 1x3's.

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Dent, smell, and maple grain looks like syrup running down the side. You might have to use your imagination but you should be able to tell just from the look.

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I was pretty sure it was maple when I got it, but in a rush the other evening I started doubting myself. It doesn't dent, nor does it smell like pine. They syrup running down theory even fits too. I will try to get some pictures to confirm, but I'm pretty sure it's maple.
 
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