western red cedar

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Synonyms for western red cedar

large valuable arborvitae of northwestern United States

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Kiln-dried boards (2 by 6s) 8 feet in length were obtained of three species traditionally believed to be naturally durable, western red cedar (Thuja plicata Donn ex D.
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.
McClain reduced the number of plies, but to strengthen the area he substituted stronger Douglas fir in place of the standard western red cedar used throughout most of the vessel.
Additional chips are added from 300-year-old western red cedar and hemlock trees, to strengthen the paper so it won't sag into your coffee as you read.
Representing several of the nation's leading log home suppliers, we have every imaginable type and style of log you could want--white pine, oak, cypress, Western red cedar.
History is at work in the hands of Vancouver Island artist Calvin Hunt of the Kwakwaka'wakw Nation, who chips and smoothes his stories into the canvas of Western Red Cedar.
In Olympic National Forest in Washington, authorities believe more than 40 trees--including a 400-year-old western red cedar 7 feet across--were destroyed by methamphetamine users, according to the Associated Press quoting the Seattle Times.
Instead of leylandii grow Thuja plicata or western red cedar, which has a more controlled growth.
Western red cedar posts may also be used and do not need to be treated.
Southeast Alaska's minor species, Western red cedar and Alaska cedar (also called yellow cedar) have their own market niches.
A sense of having been handled into place is nowhere stronger than in the pair of works in western red cedar made for Andre's exhibition in Krefeld in 1981; dispersed when sold to different collections, the pair was shown together again in Marseilles.
The knotty grades of redwood, cypress, Western red cedar and treated wood can be used for fences, deck boards, patios and planters.
By means of steam distillation: There are at least nine components in the steam-volatile oil of western red cedar (Thuja plicata) heartwood, but the most important are [alpha]-, [beta]- and [tau]- thujaplicin; [beta]-thujaplicinol; thujic acid and its methyl ester.
The Tsitika was a prime old growth watershed area of trees like Western Hemlock, Amabilis Fir, Western Red Cedar, Yello Cedar, Douglas Fir and Sitka Spruce, some of which were over 1,000 years old.
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