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Old 11-24-2018, 02:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Hi there! I came across this blank end in my scrap pile and for the life of me, I don't know what type of wood it is. It's light brown/orange in color and lighter in color than Sapele. Kinda vague, I know, but hopefully somebody can help me out from the pics. Thanks in advance for your help!
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Old 11-24-2018, 04:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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not sure off hand, looks like a very soft wood, reminds me of bass wood
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Is this from a board and if so can you post that or is this a pen blank only??
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Old 11-24-2018, 10:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
 
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Looks like a ring porous wood , possibly a hickory or an oak . Sand smooth the end shown in the center picture , blow off the dust and give us another shot . Gimpy`s question also helpful , soft or hard ?
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My guess is Spanish Cedar.

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I don't know about Spanish Cedar but it sure looks like the cedar you get from a lumber rack at Home Depot. I've made two barn doors out of fence board Cedar that looks just like this. Does it have a smell to it at all? The Cedar from Home Depot really doesn't have that "Cedar" smell but it has more of a musty type smell.
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