2 edition of Sitka spruce found in the catalog.
Daniel E. Hatt
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home to many species of evergreen, including the sitka spruce. Walking here you can hug the big trees, smell the moss and damp earth, and listen as the ancient trees whisper to one another. The light that filters down through the canopy far above is green and magical/5(24). About cuttings were grafted onto Sitka spruce samples and of those, 60 survived, said station manager Mark Griffin. Sales increased after the publication of a book by John Vaillant.
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Sep 17, · When his night's work was done, a unique Sitka spruce, feet tall and covered with luminous golden needles, teetered on its stump. Two days later it fell. As vividly as John Krakauer puts readers on Everest, John Vaillant takes us into the heart of North America's last great forest/5().
Jul 10, · The Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) is a large evergreen tree growing Sitka spruce book to between 50 and 70m tall — 96m tall in some cases — with a trunk diameter of up to ritacrossley.com is by far the largest species of spruce, and the third-tallest tree species in the world (after Coast Redwood and Douglas Fir)/5(18).
The book tells the story of Kiidk'yaas, or The Golden Spruce, which was a Sitka Spruce tree venerated by the Haida people.
The tree itself contained a genetic mutation causing it Author: John Vaillant. StewMac Torrefied Sitka Spruce Soundboard Wood for Dreadnought Guitar, Sanded Grade AAA.
This majestic Spruce (Picea sitchensis) is named after the Southeast Alaskan island of Sitka. Sitka Spruce grows along a narrow band within 50 miles of the coast of Northern California to Alaska at elevations of 3,' msl or below.
In Oregon giants grow to. Pricing/Availability: Construction grade spruce is cheap and easy to find. However, old growth and/or quartersawn clear pieces—free from knots—can be more expensive.
Quartersawn billets of instrument-grade Sitka Spruce can easily exceed the cost of most all. Kiidk'yaas, also known as the Golden Spruce, was a Sitka spruce tree that grew on the banks of the Yakoun River on the Haida Gwaii archipelago in British Columbia, Canada.
It had a rare genetic mutation that caused Sitka spruce book needles to be golden in colour. Kiidk'yaas was considered sacred by the Haida people. Kiidk'yaas was felled in January by Grant Hadwin as an act of protest against the logging. Jan 03, · The Golden Spruce is the story of a glorious natural wonder, the man who destroyed it, and the fascinating, troubling context in which his act took place.
A tree with luminous glowing needles, the golden spruce was unique, a mystery that biologically speaking should never have reached maturity; Grant Hadwin, the man who cut it down, was passionate, extraordinarily well-suited to wilderness /5(64).
Sitka spruce is a great tonewood species for guitar building because of it's tonal characteristics and when it offers great aesthetic appeal, such as the "bearclaw" patterning found in select boards.
It is not too resistant to decay but with the right processing and careful use, it can last for decades. In the Olympic National Forest in Washington, Sitka spruce trees near the ocean sometimes develop burls.
According to a guidebook entitled Olympic Peninsula, "Damage to the tip or the bud of a Sitka spruce causes the growth cells to divide more rapidly than normal to form this swelling or burl. Even though the burls may look menacing, they do not affect the overall tree growth."Family: Pinaceae.
The Golden Spruce is a fascinating and detailed account of the rare tree after which the book is titled, the story of how it came to be and its unique ecosystem in the coastal wilderness; the story of the man who felled it, and the nearly years of context in between/5.
Alaska Specialty Woods Inc. has emerged as a world class, custom shop soundboard producer. We are also the largest producer in the world that uses % salvage sourced old growth Sitka Spruce timber that is procured locally.
We are also the largest soundboard producer in the state of Alaska. Aged wood has long been regarded as a premium wood fiber. SITKA SPRUCE WOOD Sitka Spruce is the musical instrument industry’s standard for stringed instrument tops. Characteristics of Sitka Spruce Origin of Wood Type USA & Canada Botanical Name Picea sitchensis Specific Gravity Avg.
Weight Per BF lb/ bf. Sep 17, · First-time author Vaillant, who originally wrote about the death of the spruce for the New Yorker, profiles the culprit, an ex-logger turned messianic environmentalist who toppled the famous tree—the only one of its kind—to protest the destruction of British Columbia's old-growth forest, then soon vanished mysteriously/5().
(Ibid.). Sitka spruce pitch was also used as a medicine for gonorrhea, syphilis, internal swelling, and toothaches (Pojar & MacKinnon ). A decoction of the roots has been used in the treatment of diarrhea.
Economic: Sitka spruce produces high-grade lumber that is the most important wood for airplane and glider construction. Sitka Spruce The Pine Family–Pinaceae Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carriere (Pie-SEE-uh sit-CHEN-sis) Names: Sitka Spruce is another one of our giant conifers.
Sitka is the name of a Tlingit tribe, and is also the name of a city in southeastern Alaska. The species name sitchensis is derived from Sitka. Relationships: There are about 40 species [ ]. Jun 03, · Book Excerpt: 'The Golden Spruce' Of all the West Coast conifers, the Sitka spruce seems the most naturally suited to the maritime environment.
Its. Welcome to Alaska Specialty Woods We have been supplying the FINEST Sitka Spruce Instrument Tonewood material available to tonewood users, custom luthiers, manufacturers and other Builders of Acoustic Instruments since – processing thousands of soundboards annually from Sitka Spruce, Western Red Cedar & Alaskan Yellow Cedar.
We specialize inSitka Spruce We offer the FINEST. Sitka Spruce $ – $ Price is per BDFT. Lengths are not listed due to varying stock, please add to cart to receive an official quote from our sales team. Sitka is the Queen of the Pacific Northwest.
She is a magnificent species that commands respect. The wood is creamy-white with a pink tinge and extremely straight grained. Sitka spruce gospel. The majority of Irish forests are owned by semi-State Coillte, a confirmed disciple of the Sitka spruce gospel.
The State’s largest landowner with € billion of assets. Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) is famous for very high strength, thanks to its long, straight grain.
It is still widely used for building aircraft. In boatbuilding it is most likely to be seen in spars of all kinds. Sitka spruce isn't ultra-light, but it IS enormously strong for its weight.Jul 26, · All of our Spruce material is grade A Sitka Spruce and meets MIL-S The spar material is at the high end of this specification, and capstrip & longerons are at a lower end of this specification.
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