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Port Orford cedar, its properties and uses.

Port Orford cedar, its properties and uses.

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Published by Port Orford Cedar Products in Marshfield, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cedar.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPort Orford Cedar Products Company., Timberman.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14237325M

      Port Orford Cedar vs Western Red Cedar Hello Thomas, I am a boat builder and this is the first time I am using this site. I will weigh in on your question and hope it helps. First, both Port Orford Cedar and Western Red Cedar are exceptional woods for boat building. PubMed:Toxicity studies on western juniper oil (Juniperus occidentalis) and Port-Orford-cedar oil (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) extracts utilizing local lymph node and acute dermal irritation assays. PubMed: Variation in water relations characteristics of terminal shoots of Port-Orford-cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) seedlings.

    Port Orford Cedar. Despite its name, Port Orford Cedar is a member of the Cypress family and not a true Cedar. It falls tonally between Spruce and Cedar, leaning toward a warm Spruce top in sound and stiffness.   Port Orford Cedar – Wild Port Orford cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) only grows along the coast of southern Oregon and northern California, but there are over horticultural varieties that are commonly found in yards, parks, and public spaces in our area. The foliage is made of fine blue-green scale-like leaves that are only 1/16 of an.

    The Port Orford Cedar was first discovered in Port Orford in Oregon in the 19th century. Its scientific name, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, honors Charles Lawson, a nurseryman from Edinburgh, Scotland, who first introduced the species to cultivation. The wood of the Port Orford Cedar is very valuable due to its strength and fine grain. Chamaecyparis lawsoniana is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m (82ft) by 4 m (13ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in leaf all year, in flower from March to April, and the seeds ripen from September to October. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind.


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Port Orford cedar, its properties and uses Download PDF EPUB FB2

(Also reported to have good resistance to acid corrosion—Port Orford Cedar was used for storage battery separators during and prior to World War II.) Workability: Easy to work with both hand and machine tools.

Holds paint well. Stains, glues, its properties and uses. book finishes well. Odor: Port Orford Cedar has a pungent, ginger-like scent. Decking Port Orford Cedar is a great choice for humid, wet climates for its rot resistant properties. Post and Beam Pergolas, trellis, timber frames, arbors and garden structures made of POC feature an extended life compared to other softwoods.

Port-Orford-cedar has been widely used for ornamental planting both within and beyond its natural range. More than horticultural varieties have been developed. The fernlike foliage is also collected for the greenery market.

Phytophthora lateralis root rot seriously threatens future growth of both natural and ornamental Port-Orford-cedar. TheCited by: 1. It's great for outdoor use, deck furniture, etc, any place you would use red cedar. The heartwood is very durable and the wood is fairly strong for its weight.

Looking at the log, it seems to have a few knots in it, so you aren't going to get big clear boards from it, but a few knots are a good feature in paneling. Some high-grade Port-Orford-cedar was once used in the manufacture of storage battery separators, matchsticks, and specialty millwork.

Today, other uses are archery supplies, sash and door construction, stadium seats, flooring, interior woodwork, furniture, and boats. Port Orford cedar wood is fine grained and lightweight but strong & extremely resistant to rot. It has good tonal properties and a spicy, distinctive aroma.

It is in high demand in Asia for religious uses, temples, and carvings. Turning blanks in this material are very rich in oil and turn easily. The aromatic resin pools in the stumps, forming an oily, dense consistency.

This is a. Port Orford Cedar, widely known for its quality Port Orford cedar wood and horticultural uses, is a conifer native to northwest California and southwest Oregon. It is found at an elevation of 4, ft (1, m) in the valleys of Klamath River.

It has feathery, bluish-green foliage with the pollen cones above and the young seed cones [ ]. Port-Orford-cedar has been used in the manufacture of Venetian blind slats, storage battery separators, sashes, doors, interior finish mill work, hope chests, matches, dock planking, and a host of other wooden things, including posts, flutes and other musical instruments, arrow shafts (manufactured in Myrtle Creek, Oregon), boats, and woodcarving.

Port-Orford-cedar Tanoak (redwood) I. Subalpine fir. Western hemlock. SAF Cover Type{s)I Over the 2 year period of time when the definitions were being developed, Deputy Regional Forester/Regional Forester John Lowe met with his "Old-Growth.

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, known as Port Orford cedar or Lawson cypress, is a species of conifer in the genus Chamaecyparis, family is native to Oregon and northwestern California, and grows from sea level up to 1, m (4, ft) in the valleys of the Klamath Mountains, often along : Cupressaceae.

Boatbuilders, architects, and fine woodworkers have long appreciated of Port Orford cedar for its strength, fine texture, durability to the elements, and the ease of working with it. You’ll find Port Orford cedar used as aircraft plywood, in high quality boats, stringed instrument sound-boards, arrow shafts, veneer, and countless applications.

Port Orford is a city in Curry County, Oregon with a population of 1, There are households in the city with an average household size of persons. % of households in Port Orford are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Port Orford. The median gross income for households in Port Orford is $30, a year, or $2, a month. Spanish Cedar (Cedrela odorata) Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) Canarywood (Centrolobium spp.) Port Orford Cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) Atlantic White Cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides) Greenheart (Chlorocardium rodiei) Ceylon Satinwood (Chloroxylon swietenia) Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora) Red Palm (Cocos.

The wood of the Port Orford cedar tree was used for two of the most essential aspects of everyday life: housing the family and spiritual purification for religious training.

Every part of the Port Orford cedar tree is utilized. The buds are used to heal sore lungs, toothaches, and sore throats. The leaves are used to heal coughs. Alaska Yellow Cedar and Port Orford Cedar are revered for their attractive, tight-grained appear-ance and natural resistance to decay and insects.

History and Applications Because of its durability, resistance to acid, stability and workability, Alaska Yellow Cedar and Port Orford Cedar have a wide variety of uses.

Indians along the northwest. Uses of lumber. Prized for its strength and decay-resistance it makes a great boat building lumber. Widely used architecturally.

Japan imports large quantities. Bear Creek Lumber supplies Port Orford Cedar, as does Metcalf Sawmill Products. Because of its qualities it can be used in furniture making. It stains and works well. Port-Orford-cedar Conservation.

Port-Orford-cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) is an endemic to southwest Oregon and northwest is one of the primary conifers associated with riparian areas and Darlingtonia wetlands in the serpentines of the Klamath-Siskiyou Mountains. Domestic use of Port-Orford-cedar has since decreased markedly.

In only 1, board feet of domestic lumber was produced. By the early 's domestic manufacturing used probably less thanboard feet a year.

Port-Orford-cedar logs, which bring higher prices than those of any other conifer in the United States, have been. Used outdoors for amenities and landscaping applications, it is also used for paneling, chests, louvers and pencils.

Port Orford Cedar is limited in supply and availability. It grows only in a small area of southern Oregon and northern California, and very limited amounts are harvested from private lands and made available, usually only by request. Port Orford cedar oil is very effective against all sorts of biting insects including mosquitoes, gnats and blackflies.

By combining its power with peppermint and citronella oils, Healing Tree created “Go’way!” All Natural Insect Repellent in This safe product can be used on both horse and rider, Author: Equine Wellness.

Rose City Archery Port Orford Cedar Fancy Crown Dipped, Crested and Nocked Shafts (12 Pack), 11/32"/ lb, Yellow/Mahogany Stain $ $ 51 Get it as soon as Wed, Oct Port-Orford-cedar is native to a narrow zone near the Pacific Coast from southwest Oregon (Lane County and Coos Bay) south to northwest California (Mad River and locally in the Mount Shasta area).

The Tree. Port-Orford-cedar trees reach heights of feet, with diameters of 6 feet. The Wood. General.Rose City Archery Port Orford Cedar Extreme Elite Arrows with Mahogany Stain Shaft, 5" Length Shield Fletch, 11/32" Diameter & lb Spine Weight (3 Pack), Yellow $ $ 36 Get it as soon as Thu, Feb