Asked in Science
What is Spruce wood?
Spruce wood is the wood of the spruce tree of which there are a number of varieties, most of which come from North America. Spruce, pine and fir are all members of the pine family and are similar in that they are soft woods of coniferous (evergreen) trees. All are used in framing lumber for house construction; the lumber is often stamped SPF to indicate that it is non-specific spruce, pine or fir. ...
Asked in Building and Carpentry
Which wood is more durable for a butcher's block to store knives, maple or pine?
Maple would be the more durable choice as it is a harder wood than pine. This is important because the repeated insertion of knives into the block can cut grooves in the block where bacteria can fester leading to big problems in the future. ...
Asked in Building and Carpentry, Wood Crafts, Trees
Can you give me 5 types of hard wood an soft wood?
Oak Walnut Cherry Ash Maple Sugar Pine Redwood Sitka Spruce Cedar White Pine ...
What is the most common wood used to build houses in the US?
spruce yellow pine and fir. longer lengths we use hemlock and lodge pole pine ...