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Wood

Post by dawgbone007+ » Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:46 am

Hi folks, need help identifying this wood, my brother brought it back from his camp and said it was oak but wasn't sure what kind. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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Re: Wood

Post by Fiddleford » Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:12 am

shave off a piece and sniff it, burn the shavings and sniff that to. is it real hard, can you shave t easy?
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Re: Wood

Post by dawgbone007+ » Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:47 am

its definitely hard to shave, kinda has a sweet smell when burned, but I'm not the guy to identify wood.

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Re: Wood

Post by jedneck » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:28 pm

split it in half n smell it. Does it smell like vanilla or cat piss?

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Re: Wood

Post by kiwi Bruce » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:54 pm

It's Red Oak...the little nodes and the silver color of the bark are tell tail...I'm an Ex tree hugger! :lol:
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Re: Wood

Post by dawgbone007+ » Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:23 pm

thanks, we were thinking it was red oak. you guys are the best!!

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Re: Wood

Post by Oakview2 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:14 pm

Excellent for the smoker

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Re: Wood

Post by The Booze Pipe » Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:53 am

I concur, the wood grain has a red hue to it.
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