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Help with log identification
« on: June 09, 2019, 08:52:55 PM »
I bought this log off of a local tree shrive, they believed it was apple. Not 100% sure what do you guys think?

 

 

   

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Re: Help with log identification
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2019, 09:08:05 PM »
Does not have a colored heart, Apple, Cherry, Plum etc normally have a colored heartwood.  

Normally I would not suggest buying logs of a tree service that has to dump them, not unless Walnut or something like that.  

Liking Walnut

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Re: Help with log identification
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2019, 09:21:48 PM »
 

 
Apple can sometime have a very unmistakable heart.  8)
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Re: Help with log identification
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2019, 12:00:27 AM »
Elm maybe

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Re: Help with log identification
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2019, 09:04:41 AM »
anyone think this could be a sycamore maple?

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Re: Help with log identification
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2019, 11:37:12 AM »
looks like maple

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Re: Help with log identification
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2019, 07:14:27 PM »
Looks like the apple bark I used to climb on as a kid.
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