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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
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''Picea engelmannii''; épicéa d'Engelmann (Fr.); épinette (Fr.)
 
''Picea engelmannii''; épicéa d'Engelmann (Fr.); épinette (Fr.)
  
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==Physical and Chemical Properties==
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* Color: off-white to cream with occasional red hint
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* Grain: fine, even texture with straight grain
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* Density = 27 pcf
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==Working Properties==
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* Easy to work
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* Glues and finishes well
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* Can stain unevenly due to closed pore structure. A sanding sealer, gel stain or toners works best.
  
== Authority ==
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==Resources and Citations==
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* The Wood Database: [https://www.wood-database.com/engelmann-spruce/ Engelmann spruce]
  
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
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* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
 
* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  
* External source or communication  Comment: Western Pine Association, Portland Oregon: air-dry weight = 27 pcf
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* Western Pine Association, Portland Oregon: air-dry weight = 27 pcf
  
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:01, 25 July 2022

Engelmann Spruce (Picea engelmannii)

Description

A soft, light wood obtained from the Engelmann spruce, Picea engelmannii, native to the western part of North America. The yellowish to reddish fine-grain wood is used for lumber, millwork, construction, and the manufacture of paper and boxes.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Picea engelmannii; épicéa d'Engelmann (Fr.); épinette (Fr.)

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Color: off-white to cream with occasional red hint
  • Grain: fine, even texture with straight grain
  • Density = 27 pcf

Working Properties

  • Easy to work
  • Glues and finishes well
  • Can stain unevenly due to closed pore structure. A sanding sealer, gel stain or toners works best.

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • Western Pine Association, Portland Oregon: air-dry weight = 27 pcf

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