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Wood Identification

Discussion in 'Cage Furniture - Accessories' started by BarelyBreathing, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. BarelyBreathing

    BarelyBreathing Elite Member

    As the title says, can you identify this wood?
    First two pictures are the same tree
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    There are several types of wood in here. I can identify the aspen. That's about it.
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    And last. Possibly the same kind as the first two?
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  2. David McConley

    David McConley Elite Member

    By no means am I a wood expert or a carpenter, but the first ones look like what we (I) in southern N.C. call "scrub oak". Not sure though. Hope that helps some.
     
  3. BarelyBreathing

    BarelyBreathing Elite Member

    Cool, thanks. I thought it was some sort of oak, too.
     
  4. BarelyBreathing

    BarelyBreathing Elite Member

    One more piece for identification:
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  5. MoogleBass

    MoogleBass Kittes are so nice! Premium Member

    Last looks like oak
     
  6. BarelyBreathing

    BarelyBreathing Elite Member

    I was told on another forum that it could be pine, so I'm not going to take any chances (just in case). This lovely piece of wood will become a door stop for hubby's hobbit house.
     
  7. mld

    mld Subscribed User Premium Member

    Yeah, it does kind of look like red pine!

    You can always ask an arborist! Or find a reference guide, it's so much easier to identify when there are leaves on a tree.
     
  8. BarelyBreathing

    BarelyBreathing Elite Member

    Hubby found it at a country club located in (funny enough) Castle PINES. It was just on the ground and he brought it home. It's a really heavy piece of wood, so I don't know how well it would do in an enclosure anyway. Door stop it is.
     
  9. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Pull a bit of bark off of it and smell it. If its pine,....you will know!
     
  10. BarelyBreathing

    BarelyBreathing Elite Member

    Good suggestion, Merlin.
     

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