New England Timbers Red Си d л r, Junipenu Virginiana

Diameter j’-.i’. Light; dosc-graiucd; brittle; not strong; worts easily under tools; high in shock resistance; fine-textured; very fragrant; very resistant to decay; purplish or rose-red when first exposed, aging rapidly to a dull red or reddish brown. It ranged from New Brunswick to the toast of Georgia.

іііаск Spruce, Picca mtrfana*

Diameter rt’-ra’. Light; soft; not strong; glues well; easy to work; pale yellow – white.

White StHtUCE. Piftaglauta*

diameter under 2’r Same general properties as the Шаек Spruce.

Red Spruce, Ріка rubra*

Diameter Same general properties as the Black and White Spruces, except somewhat doser-grained and slightly tinged with red.

Tamapack, Larix taricina, also called Eastern Larch

Diameter iS’-ao*. Vrry heavy; moderately to exceedingly liard; strong; coarse – gr, lined; mndrratdy high in shock resistance; a slightly oily feel to the touch; often spiral-grained; yellowish to light reddish brown. It ranged from Labrador to eastern Pennsylvania.

White Cedar, Chetnatcypans thyfiiiks, also called Atlantic White Cedar and Southern White Cedar

Diameter j’-V (probably much smaller Lu New England}, Light; soft; straight­grained; і і nc-textured; low in shock resistance; works well under tools; takes a smooth finish; holds paint well; slight bitter taste; pale brown with red or pink in the late wood of each annual nng, It ranged from near Concord, New Hampshire, and southern Maine to the coast of northern Honda.

Updated: October 11, 2015 — 3:58 pm