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Offline alanh

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I.d. help
« on: September 19, 2017, 04:00:52 PM »
Pulled this tree out of the Ct river, I`ll assume its from Ct but could`ve come from from farther north, I`ve been told its chestnut oak, poplar, cottonwood....
 

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Re: I.d. help
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2017, 04:08:45 PM »
another shot

 

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Re: I.d. help
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2017, 11:34:06 PM »
I'd say it looks a lot like yellow poplar

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Re: I.d. help
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2017, 02:43:06 AM »
Just judging by the bark left I'm going with cottonwood, with that being said I'm not familiar with poplar, just guessing.

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Re: I.d. help
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2017, 09:01:51 AM »
Not Tulip Poplar.
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Re: I.d. help
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2017, 09:08:25 PM »
Looks very similar to old growth Poplar to me, but there are lots of different types.  Cotton wood is related.  Regardless if it's Poplar it is one of my favorites to cut and build with.  Beautiful colors inside.
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« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2017, 09:54:00 PM »
That is what I thought right when I saw the picture also, Cottonwood.

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« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2017, 08:05:35 AM »
We never did get a picture of the sawn lumber from that log.  Yes, Poplar is a favorite species to saw and the heartwood is much darker than the sapwood.  I have never sawn Cottonwood.
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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2017, 12:14:42 AM »
The bark looks a lot like ash but I could be wrong

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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2017, 06:29:26 PM »
Definitely Cottonwood
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« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2018, 06:49:53 PM »
The sap wood [blue stained] looks like tulip but the bark looks like aspen that grows along the rivers.  If aspen [cotton wood] the bark peels with thin sheets, on the tulip whole.


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