sitka spruce lumber


Sitka Spruce is the musical instrument industry’s standard for stringed instrument tops.

Characteristics of Sitka Spruce

Origin of Wood Type USA & Canada
Botanical Name Picea sitchensis
Specific Gravity 0.43
Avg. Weight Per BF 2.25 lb/ bf
Color Range Cream – White with a Pink Tint
Rarity / Availability Not Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width 2″ to 10″
Typical Avg. Length 2′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Aircraft Veneer, Oars, Boat Building, Soundboards, Musical Instruments, Building Construction and many other uses
Lumber Grades Quartersawn (Musical Instrument Grade), Guitar Sets
Other Trade Names Silver Spruce, Tideland Spruce, Menzies Spruce, Coast Spruce

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