Sitka spruce

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a large spruce that grows only along the northwestern coast of the United States and Canada

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The LE-Cowboy-2015 is a 000-12 fret with a Sitka spruce top finished with Martin's Vintage Tone System (VTS) http://bit.
Long-term drying studies, extending over 1 to 2 years, have been carried out in Sitka spruce small log material in Ireland (Kent 2008) and Scotland (Webster 2006).
This is where the Thomasons and their crew cut the Sitka spruce logs over the course of three summers.
Elliott and Loudon (1987) tested the odour of essential oils of sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) and lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and selected monoterpenes on red deer by measuring mass of food consumed rather than time spent feeding.
A choir of Ex Cathedra and Academy of Vocal Music were on song as the 50ft Sitka Spruce was unveiled yesterday.
If fuel reduction treatments are effective in reducing fire severities in the western hemlock, Douglas-fir forests of the west Cascades and the western hemlock , Sitka spruce forests of the Coast Range, it will come at the cost of long-term carbon storage, even if harvested material are used as biofuels," they added.
Greenpeace has been in talks with Sealaska Timber Corporation, one of the biggest logging operations in Alaska, to get 190,000 acres of the company's privately owned Southeast Alaska timberland--a prime source of Sitka spruce, a wood coveted by instrument makers for its use in guitar soundboards--certified by FSC.
Southeast Alaska is home to one of the word's largest coastal temperate rainforests with virgin stands of native species like Sitka spruce, western hemlock, and red and yellow cedar.
Front page: A story on Page A1 Sunday incorrectly identified the state's reigning Sitka spruce 'champion' tree by confusing it with another tree at the Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint.
Made from graded Canadian Sitka spruce - the properties of the spruce are exceptional for producing quality guitars - and it is mahogany-backed.
We also have a similar organic technology which we are experimenting with on Sitka Spruce soundboards, which adds approximately 80% more stability to them and making them much less effected by humidity.
Far from the treacherous, rocky coast and deep within the pine-scented hollows of the Pacific Northwest, a man pauses for a moment to stare at rays of light piercing through the tops of 1,000-year-old Sitka spruce.
There was plenty of festive spirit as dozens of school kids watched the Sitka spruce, from Killeter, Co Tyrone, lowered into position.
and specimens of Sitka spruce that were still alive was satisfactory.