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Offline jzahrt

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Lightning struck lumber effects
« on: September 11, 2019, 03:20:32 AM »
Is it true that live trees struck by lightning can have some weird coloring through the grain?
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Re: Lightning struck lumber effects
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2019, 11:43:45 AM »
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Re: Lightning struck lumber effects
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2019, 01:04:10 PM »
Different species will exhibit different effects.  It also matters whether the tree survived the lightening strike and "healed" grew over the dead/damaged portion.
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Re: Lightning struck lumber effects
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2019, 01:12:22 PM »
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Lightening hit this oak and did some cool stuff! The rest of the tree had a big black streak about a foot wide in the middle, like there was metal but I never hit anything....


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Re: Lightning struck lumber effects
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2019, 03:45:55 PM »
I met this guy at the CPFA this year - Dan Kepner.

He electrocutes wood on purpose to give it an artistic effect. 
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Re: Lightning struck lumber effects
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2019, 06:30:36 PM »
Lightning strikes ruin good logs unless the crack is straight and only one. Normally the log is spiral cracked.


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