What kind of oak?

#1
Took down this oak today. Would love it to go to a mill but it will be firewood. Not a limb for 50 feet. It was pushing 90' - 100' I would guess.


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#4
Thanks, look like chestnut oak after googling it. That was my first inclination of what it is? How is it for lumber? Desirable or sellable? Slated for firewood.

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Treezybreez

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#5
Not really sure about its properties. They grow mostly in the mountains and foothills. I am in the Piedmont. Maybe you could do the alcohol test by cutting a small cube and putting it in a shallow dish of alcohol. If the alcohol appears on the top then the oak variety is not very rot resistant.
 
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