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Trevanion

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I think that’s Greenheart, pretty common stuff the see used as sea barriers and other stuff in contact with sea water.
 

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Looks like American black walnut to me????

Which if it is then it's a lovely wood. Smells nice easy to work. And finishes beautifully. Be careful as it's quite soft.

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I was looking at the photos on my phone earlier which didn't give the best clarity, to be honest.

I'm not 100% certain whether it's Greenheart or Walnut, the face grain does look a bit like Walnut but the end grain doesn't particularly look like it to me. If it's got a greenish hue to the timber that's a tell-tale sign of Greenheart, but some pieces can be completely brown in colour.

Or as Phil said, you could try dunking it in a bucket of water and if it's extremely buoyant it's probably Walnut, if it sinks or only just about floats it's probably Greenheart.
 

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You will soon know when you try & run a plane across it, Greenheart is hellish hard, rather like trying to plane cast iron!
 
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