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Author Topic: Please help identify This oak tree  (Read 465 times)

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Offline mad_science

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Please help identify This oak tree
« on: October 26, 2016, 07:57:06 pm »
I just need to know what kind of oak this is. Is is good for building furniture? What are some of the qualities of oak? 

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Re: Please help identify This oak tree
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2016, 09:13:13 pm »
Welcome to the forum.
I will help you out on a picture. The hard part is done. Helps to tell us what state you live in,or what country for an ID on your tree.

 

 

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Re: Please help identify This oak tree
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2016, 08:03:31 am »
Where are you located.  That matters.  From the bark, looks like blackjack oak to me.

Blackjack oak can have knobby, alligatorish hide looking bark.   
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