Logs of fir, spruce, cedar or western hemlock. Report of the United States Tariff Commission to the President of the United States. Differences in costs of production of logs of fir, spruce, cedar, or western hemlock in the United states and in the principal competing country, as ascertained pursuant to the provisions of section 315 of title III of the Tariff Act of 1922. by United States Tariff Commission.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .

Written in English

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  • Fir.,
  • Spruce.,
  • Cedar.,
  • Hemlock.

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At head of title: United States Tariff Commission, Washington.

Book details

StatementReprinted from Senate Finance Committee Print.
LC ClassificationsHD9750.4 .U6 1928
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 42 p. incl. tables.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6735504M
LC Control Number29026664

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Ah, yes, the “gestalt” system. 🙂 As I child in OR, I quickly named hemlocks (western) Floppy Tops. Westerners’ most common “fir” looks more like your middle tree, though; and worse, it’s translatable as a ‘false-hemlock’ Pseudotsuga, of course.

One of the few instances where scientific names are nearly as annoying as common. Western Hemlock Tsuga heterophylla Common names: West Coast hemlock, hemlock spruce, hemlock fir, Prince Albert fir, gray fir, silver fir, Alaska pine.

Grown: Pacific Coast of Oregon and Washington, from northern Rocky Mountains north to Canada and Alaska. Harvested: Same areas. Characteristics: Heartwood and sapwood almost white with a. DOUGLAS FIR WESTERN HEMLOCK WESTERN RED CEDAR SPRUCE-PINE-FIR SOUTH AND OTHER SPECIES LUMBER Effective September 1, Revised January 1, Superseding, canceling and annulling all previous rules of the West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau Approved by the Board of Directors of the WEST COAST LUMBER INSPECTION BUREAU AMERICAN LUMBER.

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Trim requirements: 8” added length for 12’’; 10” added for 22’’. Preferred Lengths: 16’’’’’ plus trim; 24’10” lengths, over 12” top diameter and straight. Spruce and fir have their needles attached individually to the branches using different attachments called pegs, suction cups, and stalks, which are never spruce.

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Prices are for informational purposes only, and may not reflect what any given mill or purchaser is actually willing to pay for a log.

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Thats also why you’ll see on the 2×4s ”SPF” which references it can be either Spruce, Pine, or Fir as they are all milled and packed together. As for hemlock-fir or douglas-fir they might be marking it the same for pricing purposes (the store may not recognize the difference and is selling it as FIR construction lumber) but there is a significant difference in the material.

Our most common species for logs are Douglas Logs of fir, Western Red Cedar, Spruce & Lodgepole Pine.

We can offer logs that are Hand Peeled, Lathe Peeled, De-Barked or Bark-On. Note that with Bark-On logs cedar or western hemlock. book there will be marks from the extraction of the logs on the bark, so there may be occasional bare spots. Log sizes we typically sell are going.

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In addition to growing alongside Douglas-firs, the grand fir also grows well with western hemlock, ponderosa pine and Engelmann spruce. It’s shade-tolerant and prefers cool, moist sites from the valley floor up into the foothills, and survives well up to 5, feet.

Folks have pretty much answered the question as Pybyr mentioned it depends on the species. In the northeast I believe you will find hemlock and spruce to be comparable to pine in terms of fast, hot heat not a lot of lasting power.

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