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.
Kirk Eppler in Half Moon Bay, CA