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Origin of Wood Type:
Botanical Name:
Picea excelsa
Specific Gravity:
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
2.00 lb/bf
Color Range:
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Not Readily Available & musical instrument grade is very rare!
Typical Avg. Width:
2" to 10" (Quarter Sawn)
Typical Avg. Length:
2' to 16' feet
Avg. Waste Factor (?):

Wood Uses:

\Guitar Building / Instrument making, Wood Turning, Boat Building, Outdoor Construction, Timber framing and many other uses!
lumber Grades (?):


Other Trade Names:

European Spruce, Austrian Red Spruce


Alpine red spruce is the superior tonewood for stringed instrument tops and sound boards. Slow grown and fine textured this spruce has the strongest structure of any spruce. These are also the characteristics of superior braces.

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