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Western hemlock as a veneer resource

Thomas D. Fahey

Western hemlock as a veneer resource

by Thomas D. Fahey

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Published by Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veneers and veneering,
  • Western hemlock

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas D. Fahey, Richard O. Woodfin, Jr.
    SeriesResearch paper PNW -- 299.
    ContributionsWoodfin, Richard O., Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17828776M
    OCLC/WorldCa9539989

    Other Names: Western Hemlock-Spruce, Pacific Hemlock, Coast Hemlock, West Coast Hemlock: Size: Height: 50 to 70 m ( to ft); occasionally grows up to m ( ft). Trunk diameter: Up to m (9 ft). Identification: Leaves (Needles): Short-stalked, finely toothed, flat, mm long, irregularly spare Cones: Ovoid, short-stalked, thin papery scales; greenish to reddish-purple.   Eastern hemlock (Tsuga Canadensis) is a magnificent tree that was abundant in our Eastern forest hundreds of years ago. Actually, there are 14 species of hemlock native to North America.

    Wood Veneered Panels Stock List. We provide the service to lay up veneer sheets to various substrates and in various sizes. Please call for complete information and quotes. Lead times will g: Western hemlock. Western Hemlock – Tsuga heterophylla: Buy Prints both Western and Eastern Hemlock soon gained importance as commercial resources. Today both are harvested for lumber for general construction, railroad ties, mine timbers, and marine pilings. The wood is also used to make boxes and crates, kitchen cabinets, flooring, veneer for plywood.

    Hancock Timber Resource Group was founded in by foresters and investment professionals who believed that timberland provided investors with an attractive asset class to further diversify their portfolios. HTRG specializes in developing and managing . WESTERN HEMLOCK Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg. Plant Symbol = TSHE Contributed by: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center Alternative Names West coast hemlock, pacific hemlock, coast hemlock Uses Ethnobotanic: Western hemlock bark has high tannin content and was used as a tanning agent, pigment and cleansing solution (Pojar & MacKinnon ).File Size: 76KB.


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Western hemlock as a veneer resource by Thomas D. Fahey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Presents recovery of veneer grade and Western hemlock as a veneer resource book from western hemlock from Oregon and Washington. Veneer grade recovery varied by grade and size of logs. Veneer volume recovered was about 45 percent of the cubic volume of the log and varied somewhat with log diameter.

Citation: Fahey, Thomas D.; Woodfin, Jr., Richard O. Western hemlock as a veneer resource. Western hemlock as a veneer resource by Fahey, Thomas D.

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