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    Once again I stumbled onto a site.
    If you are ever trying to identify a sample of wood check out http://www.oceanacoustic.com/veneer-sampler.html
    Just slide your mouse over the picture of the wood sample and it will tell you what it is. A note to people withg dialup, this is a graphic intensive site. I would LOVE to have some of each veneer
    CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
    "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
    Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

  • #2
    Interesting site, but there's a few hundred species missing!
    Fred


    There's a fine line between woodworking and insanity, I'm just not sure which side of the line I'm on!

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    • #3
      Reminds me of my Geology class days. Look at the rock, feel the rock, taste the rock... What kind of rock is it? One of too many species I can't remember.

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      • #4
        We did the same in biology Grizz. Look at the toad, feel the toad, lick the toad. I don't remember much after that
        CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
        "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
        Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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        • #5
          Originally posted by CanadianScroller
          Look at the toad, feel the toad, lick the toad. I don't remember much after that
          I dread to think what happened to you after your handsome prince appeared .

          Gill
          There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
          (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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          • #6
            A considerably better link

            This link has more pictures and much better information.

            Touché Gill
            CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
            "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
            Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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            • #7
              I saw a lot of different species, as I salvage as much wood as I can from the land fills. Tho I've gotten good, it's not unusual for me to run into something I can't quite identify.

              The University of Wisconsin, Madison, allows you to send up to 4 samples of wood, per year, for them to identify, free of charge.

              It's a great service.
              -Dirk
              Need some thin wood?
              www.ThinBoards.com

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              • #8
                great tip Dirk!
                And welcome to the forum
                CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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