I just turned this piece and I was calling it "hedge" wood however as I'm putting the finish on it and need to sign the bottom I want to make sure I have the wood type correct. I got it from a lady who was having this cut out of a fence row growing in her back yard. I've been doing some research.....does this look like it could be "Eastern Redbud" to you? The end was sealed so it looks darker but from looking at the bark.....I'm thinking Redbud?????