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SPRUCE, NORWAY

Picea abies


A NOTE ABOUT SPRUCE SPECIES IN THE USA



Picea abies (syn Picea excelsa) of the family Pinaceae, the pine family. Also called European spruce, and is sometimes sold with a designation of {European contry} Spruce, such as German spruce.



my samples:



both sides and both ends of a Norway spruce sample piece


end grain closeup of the piece directly above --- color has a vague hint of yellow-green that should not be there --- the wood is almost white, as is correctly represented in the pics directly above.


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above --- NOTE: the slight bluring and red color on the right side of this pic is an effect of poor sanding, not the wood


both sides of a sample plank of Norway spruce / Picea abies


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


both sides of a sample plank of Norway spruce / Picea abies --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


both sides of a sample plank of Norway spruce / Picea abies --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


web pics:


log end listed as Norway spruce / Picea abies


log end listed as white spruce / Picea abies


planks listed as Norway spruce / Picea abies
plank listed as Norway spruce / Picea excelsa / Pieca abies (Picea excelsa is just a synonym for Picea abies)


planks listed as European spruce / Picea abies


planks listed as Norway spruce / Piece excelsa (which is a synonym for Picea abies)


plank labeled Norway spruce / Picea abies and which has a color that his just ridiculous


planks listed as Norway spruce


plank listed as Baltic spruce / Picea abies


plank listed as German spruce / Picea abies


plank listed as knotty Norway spruce / Picea abies


veneer listed as Norway spruce / Picea abies