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#6009349 - 11/03/15 06:24 PM Any Guesses?
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As to what kind of wood this is. I know but I've never heard of it being used for scales but I'll see how it turns out after being stabilized and filled.

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#6009418 - 11/03/15 07:03 PM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: MikeC]
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We need a hint.
Did you order it or cut it off your new place?

My first thought is pecan


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#6009460 - 11/03/15 07:16 PM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: MikeC]
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Just a guess olive.
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#6009676 - 11/03/15 08:46 PM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: Dink Dodger]
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Originally Posted By: Dink Dodger
We need a hint.
Did you order it or cut it off your new place?

My first thought is pecan


Cut it off of the new place but it's not pecan or olive.
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#6009693 - 11/03/15 08:53 PM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: MikeC]
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I've got some chunks of spalted elm that look like that; but it's really hard to tell unless you can smell it, feel it, and study it real closely with an adult beverage sitting beside you at the work bench.

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#6009718 - 11/03/15 09:01 PM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: MikeC]
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OK one last guess, then I let someone else try, Persimmon.
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#6009828 - 11/03/15 09:46 PM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: nsmike]
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Getting closer up
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#6010020 - 11/04/15 06:03 AM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: MikeC]
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Bois d'arc?
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#6010178 - 11/04/15 07:52 AM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: MikeC]
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My last guess is pear

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#6010212 - 11/04/15 08:13 AM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: MikeC]
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Rookie guess. It aint black walnut is it? Too light?

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#6010557 - 11/04/15 11:12 AM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: Dink Dodger]
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Originally Posted By: Dink Dodger
My last guess is pear


We have a correct answer but I think Dink may have had a little inside knowledge.
It's from a partially spalted root of a Kieffer pear tree.
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#6011361 - 11/04/15 06:47 PM Re: Any Guesses? [Re: MikeC]
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This ought to be interesting. Can't wait to see the finished product.
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