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I did post about this a while back but I cannot find the original thread. I have now cut some to size and hopefully the grain is easier to identify.

 

It is drift wood I found on the beach really nice wood I just don't know what it is.

 

The pics are of the end grain and a cross cut.

 

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I realise that this doesn't help but I'm afraid that I couldn't resist. Sorry

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It appears to have medullary rays. Oak is the obvious choice but I am wondering if it's beech that has discoloured. Had beech roundwood go that colour when it's sat around for a bit

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It appears to have medullary rays. Oak is the obvious choice but I am wondering if it's beech that has discoloured. Had beech roundwood go that colour when it's sat around for a bit
It was originally drift wood (see original post above) this could possibly explain the discolouration.

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well it's in the fagaceae but which genus i don't know, the rays look remarkable short for either beech or oak and without good closeups i can't say what it is to be honest.

 

if you can focus in on a 2" square in a high quality image i could give you a better idea.

 

 

beech is fairly likely at the moment but i would have thought more spalting would have taken place???

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These are the original files as jpg's.If you right click & open in a new tab you should be able to see them full size.

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