Larch is very resinous, stiff, moderately strong and hard, and moderately heavy. It does have a tendency to warp as it dries if not properly cared for and will split if it is nailed without predrilling.
Asked in Trains and Railroads
When was Larch Wood - Railway Cutting - Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery created?
Larch Wood - Railway Cutting - Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery was created in 1915. ...
Will wood window shades warp or fade faster than faux wood window shades?
Plastic window shades will warp at a much more rapid pace than wood.
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author R P A Johnson written?
R. P. A. Johnson has written: 'Properties of western hemlock and their relation to uses of the wood' -- subject(s): Utilization, Wood, Western hemlock 'Properties of western larch and their relation to uses of the wood' -- subject(s): Western larch, Wood, Utilization ...
Are there any wood picnic tables that wont warp?
Redwood tables will not warp at all.They look terrific and stand up to the weather too. ...
Asked in Home & Garden
I have heard that fibreglass doors warp is this correct?
The only way that a fiberglass door might warp is if it is fiberglass over wood and perhaps the wood was not properly dried or not coated entirely by the fiberglass. However this would still be a long shot. ...
Asked in Trees
Is fir ever green?
Fir wood is brown, like most wood. The needles of fir trees, however, are indeed often green. You may be asking if fir is an "evergreen", and the answer to that is also yes. All members of the pine family are evergreen except for the larches and the golden larch (which isn't a "true" larch, and is actually more closely related to the firs than it is to the other larches). ...
Asked in Building and Carpentry
How do you warp wood?
Purposefully warping, bending, or twisting wood is usually accomplished by softening it by the use of steam, then applying pressure in a jig that conforms to the desired shape. When the wood dries, it will have maintained the shape of the jig. ...
Asked in Physics
What would cause the mass of a wooden block to increase?
Water / moisture makes untreated wood swell and warp.
Asked in Fireplaces
Is larch good for burning in a wood stove?
All wood is good for burning in a wood stove. The difference is how long the fuel lasts in the stove. (I find it fascinating that you have both internet access and a woodburning stove.) Pine is not recommended too pitchy, and or sap. wood stove saves on electric bills in the winter. ...