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Old 07-19-2013, 02:42 PM   #1
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What wood is this?

I am doing some remodeling and need to match the wood in my 2005 396 XL. It light colored but not pine or oak. I have been told it might be Ash. Here is a picture of the kitchen cabinets.

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Old 07-19-2013, 02:51 PM   #2
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Looks like the hickory Airstream puts in the Classic model trailers.

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Old 07-19-2013, 03:44 PM   #3
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Yes, that looks like hickory.

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Old 07-19-2013, 03:49 PM   #4
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Looks like hickory. Remove a door and take it to a local cabinet maker.
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Looks just like the Hickory in our '10 Classic, and it has a lacquer type finish, not oil base varnish.
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:11 PM   #6
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I think everyone is right, hickory. Now I need to find a source to buy some 1"x4' boards and a peice of hickory veneer 1/4" plywood. There are a few stores here in Houston that carry hardwoods so I will start there first.

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Looks just like the Hickory in our '10 Classic, and it has a lacquer type finish, not oil base varnish.

I found my Hickory and I am about ready to put the finish on. I am wondering if something like this Minwax clear brushing lacquer would be what I I need. This is a gloss but I assume a semi gloss or satin would also be available. I would like to stay with the same type of finish as the ithe other wood. Thanks for an y input.


Minwax 1-qt. Gloss Clear Brushing Lacquer-15500 at The Home Depot
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You might call the factory ((937) 596-6111) and ask what finish they used on the 1976 Hickory interiors so the end results match the rest of the trailer.
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