Spruce, Sitka

Scientific Name: Picea Sitchensis

Other Names: Silver or Coast Spruce

Type: Domestic Softwood

Origin: West coast of US and Canada

Appearance: Pinkish-yellow to light brown heartwood with creamy-white sapwood.

Characteristics: Fine, uniform texture with generally straight grain. Extremely high strength to weight ratio. Easy to machine and finish. Commonly used in musical instruments and marine applications.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
2.3 Excellent Excellent 530 1.55 10100

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