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General Forestry => Tree, Plant and Wood I.D. => Topic started by: steveh2112 on April 14, 2021, 10:52:24 AM

Title: is this a cedar? which one?
Post by: steveh2112 on April 14, 2021, 10:52:24 AM
 
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its in the high country of north carolina, thanks
Title: Re: is this a cedar? which one?
Post by: Breezybrzez on April 14, 2021, 10:53:44 AM
I'd say red maple but I'm no expert
Title: Re: is this a cedar? which one?
Post by: steveh2112 on April 14, 2021, 10:58:22 AM
ok, thanks, i think i meant to type maple, i got confused
Title: Re: is this a cedar? which one?
Post by: Breezybrzez on April 14, 2021, 11:04:43 AM
You bet! It's definitely a soft maple. Silver maple has a more shaggy plate like bark than red I do believe
Title: Re: is this a cedar? which one?
Post by: steveh2112 on April 14, 2021, 11:39:47 AM
ok, so good for inside use on furniture and stuff then.  thanks
Title: Re: is this a cedar? which one?
Post by: MakitaDolmar on April 23, 2021, 08:11:46 PM
Maple and certainly suitable for furniture!
Title: Re: is this a cedar? which one?
Post by: Ianab on April 23, 2021, 10:46:48 PM
Soft Maples are still a hardwood, and perfectly OK for furniture. 

It's just softer than the "Hard" Maple species.