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Sawn Spruce Timber

The spruce we uses grows in the North-West of Russia. This ensures excellent properties to our sawn timber from the very beginning. Our spruce sawn timber is typically dense, has sound knots and uniform quality.

The most common and cultivated coniferous tree in Europe and Russia is the spruce, from which whitewood is produced. The spruce grows in moist and nutritious soil. The trunk of the spruce is covered from top to bottom with branches with short needles, growing directly out of these branches. In some growth areas, the spruce can reach heights of 60 m and a radius of more than 5 m.

Spruce is usually harvested at an age of 60-90 years and a height of 25 to 35 m. The texture of spruce timber is characterized by creamy white heartwood and sapwood and therefore also called whitewood.

Whitewood has a very wide range of applications, but is most often used for construction purposes. It can also be impregnated, making it suitable for various outdoor uses, such as roof constructions, fencing and decking. Whitewood can also be treated to make it fire-retardant.

The majority of sawn whitewood produced in Europe and Russia is dried in special drying chambers until it reaches a moisture content of around 18% +/- 2%. Different percentages are available on request.

Spruce is a slowly growing and straight coniferous tree with dense branches. The wood is yellowish white with no clear difference in heartwood and sapwood. Growth rings are clearly visible in the wood. Spruce is dense and hard and therefore an excellent material for load-bearing structures and exterior linings. Spruce is easily workable and its properties make it suitable for indoor as well as outdoor use. The density of the wood usually varies from 370 kg/m3 to 450 kg/m3 (Mc 12-15%).

End uses

  • tables and chairs
  • glue boards
  • furniture components
  • interior lining panels
  • floor boards
  • mouldings
  • skeletal structures
  • exterior lining panels
  • LVL beams