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275591 Kirk Eppler 2022‑05‑16 Re: Wood ID help needed
I don't know as much as Frank about wood, though I followed his thought

I like this site for Wood ID also.  My first thought was Italian Chestnut,
as I've seen one other piece IDd as that.


Not claiming chestnut, but a good website.

But I'd scrape the finish a bit, especially on those you are replacing, see
what it really looks like.

Kirk in Half Moon Bay, CA

On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:11 PM Paul Gardner  wrote:

> Assembled Galootarati,
> Some help if you please.  I've got a table that needs some repair work done
> that will require some replacement pieces.  I'd like to use the same
> species if possible but if that isn't in the cards I'd like a close match.
> The top obviously has a glaze or stain of some sort which will be reapplied
> when finished to match the rest of the piece.  The only hints I have is
> that the table is probably 80-100 years old and possibly Italian in
> origin.  Here are some pictures I hope will be helpful.  Any advice or
> suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Other-Galoots/Paul-Gardner/i-mMc3Ws3/A
> https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Other-Galoots/Paul-Gardner/i-LN25vGd/A

Kirk Eppler in Half Moon Bay, CA 

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