You can usually tell different types of wood apart by looking at the wood grain, color, and the visibility of growth rings. First of all, make sure that you’re looking at a solid piece of wood, as opposed to a veneer applied to plywood or MDF, or even a stamped piece of fiberboard—this is key to wood identification!Click to see full answer. Also to know is, how can I tell what kind of hardwood floor I have?The color of the wood, the closeness and direction of the grain, and its hardness are factors that help identify a species. Find an inconspicuous part of the floor — perhaps in a closet or under a cabinet — where you can scrape the finish off part of a board if the floor has a dark stain or is painted.One may also ask, is pallet wood dangerous? The EPA lists methyl bromide as “highly acute toxic”! Methyl bromide has not been used since 2005 in most countries. But, as there are still old pallets in circulation, we reiter our advice to not use MB pallets in any of your projects! Pallets marked with the letters DB only are chemical-free and safe to use. Also asked, what type of wood floor do I have? To correctly identify the type of hardwood, you need to perform a few tests. Some species are easy to identify, such as Oak, Pine, Cherry and Fir. The Wood Database online can show specific grain types, color variations and hardness to help in the hardwood floor identification.What are the different types of pallets? Here are some common types of pallets you might find in a warehouse, or at the back of your local grocery store: 1.Block Pallets. These pallets are known for their four-way entry, meaning they can be accessed by forklifts on all four sides. 2.Stringer Pallets. 3.Double-Face Pallet. 5.Solid Deck Pallet.