yellow cedar


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yellow cedar

[′yel·ō ′sēd·ər]
(materials)
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Yellow cedar is one of the world's most durable woods, making it ideal for carving, joinery and carpentry.
For western red cedar, yellow cedar, and western larch, eight decks were constructed for exposure at each test site: two heartwood/old growth, two heartwood/second growth, two heartwood plus sapwood/old growth, and two heartwood plus sapwood/second growth.
Yellow cedar decline, which has caused half a million acres of tree mortality in southeast Alaska, is one example.
Suspended near the cedar mat is a giant spinning whorl carved from a piece of yellow cedar as well as an intricate blanket designed and woven by Chief Janice George and a team of Squamish women weavers.
Alaska yellow cedar has long been a favorite wood of the Pacific Northwest, but the biggest fans--and importers--of yellow cedar logs are from Japan.
They say extracts from incense cedar, western redcedar, Alaskan yellow cedar, western juniper, and Port Orford cedar destroyed the organism's spores and inhibited fungal cell growth.
They would be made out of fiberglass or plastic, not yellow cedar and canvas.
If neither is modelled on a traditional native instrument, both are constructed from yellow cedar with copper inlay using traditional methods, and both depict an eagle for the sun and Sarastro and a moon for the Queen of the Night.
An earth-toned, radiant-heated concrete floor, yellow cedar joinery and anigre panelling warm the interior.
The stage is covered with Alaskan yellow cedar, and it's made to resonate sound itself,'' Percin said.
For the project, the Forest Service provided monetary assistance and made Alaska yellow cedar trees available from Forest Service land.
These woods, such as Clear Allheart Redwood, Western Yellow Cedar, Mahogany, and Teak, are naturally resistant to decay; able to be shaped into the required forms; weather gracefully; wear well in use and have textures that delight the eye with a play of light and shadow unmatched by other materials.