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Unread 03-03-2013, 01:16 PM   #1
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Little help please? I know one is hickory. Not 100% on the other.

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To hard to tell, cover it in snow and i might be of some help .
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Which one do you think is hickory? I'd say the small one is a hickory limb. The other one looks like it could be oak or wild cherry. Kind of hard to tell without seeing the grain.
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Just took a look at our ash and the bark looks the same.
Why does that sound weird?
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I thought the top one was hickory.. Shows you how much I know

Ill get a pic up of the grain shortly. Thanks for the help.
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Not any of the cherries, could be oak
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I say the hickory is on the right. I have some and it looks exactly like that. does look like oak too but since you said one is hickory thats my bet

the one on the left, could be a young maple? I dunno...
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Both look like hickory to me. A limb or very upper trunk piece on the left and lower trunk on the right. I think the correct name is Pignut. Definitely not Shagbark.
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Left/lower could be a smaller hickory or (not good) poplar, but the larger piece looks like a mature pignut hickory.
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Char It a little with a torch. The smell should be a dead give away if your familiar with wood smells.
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Which one do you think is hickory? I'd say the small one is a hickory limb. The other one looks like it could be oak or wild cherry. Kind of hard to tell without seeing the grain.
Small one is a limb. Larger one is a hickory split. Pig nut hickory. Doesnt look like shag bark. But both hickory!
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Both look like hickory to me. A limb or very upper trunk piece on the left and lower trunk on the right. I think the correct name is Pignut. Definitely not Shagbark.

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i'd say left (smaller one) hickory & right is oak.
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Pic of the grain..

For some reason when I look at the first pic the logs are above one another. I thought the bigger one was hickory originally.

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Now with that lateral view, i gotta change my guess to both are hickory.
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