Port Orford cedar

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large timber tree of western North America with trunk diameter to 12 feet and height to 200 feet

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Extracts from western red cedar and incense cedar damaged twice as many spores as those taken from Alaska yellow cedar, western juniper, and Port Orford cedar.
By the 1950s, the Port Orford cedar supply had dwindled.
Port Orford cedar was once the standard for wood arrow makers, but this lightweight, straight-grained wood is now in short supply so other woods have largely supplanted cedar.
Its writing surface is made of Port Orford cedar that was remilled and screwed together with small brass screws.
Others, including valuable Port Orford cedar, can be and regularly are exported whole.
True or False: Due to spotted owls and environmentalist's successful throttling of the Northwest's logging industry, traditional Port Orford cedar arrows are no longer available.
The wall's upper part, which backs the alcove, is surfaced with horizontal 1-by-4s of unsealed Port Orford cedar.
Though Billings' retirement begins today, he may have to wait a few more weeks before spending much time in his new boat - built of mahogany, Port Orford cedar and Oregon white oak.
A full line of supplies includes Port Orford cedar shafts in 23/64 diameter in heavy spines, up to 100 pounds, but supplies are limited on the heavyweights.
Botanically diverse, these ridges contain incense cedar, Port Orford cedar, tan oak, madrone, white fir, redwood, and Douglas fir--the last two in impressive old-growth stands.
Among the other trees grown for seed at Tyrrell: western hemlock, western red cedar, Port Orford cedar and ponderosa pine.
And the two tree species, the brewer or weeping spruce and the Port Orford cedar, are both already rare and little known if one checks the Sudsworth - Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope Manual, which has the only data in print as to these tree species' occurrence, to my knowledge.
The Port Orford cedar and Brewer's spruce, and the marbled murrelet, spotted owl and fisher (a minklike animal) are among the plants and animals that might not adapt fast enough to survive the change.
PORT ORFORD - A celebration of art and wood will take place during the Port Orford Cedar Expo on Saturday and Sunday at the American Legion Building in Port Orford.