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Date Posted: - Saturday - 03/24/07 - 10:38pm
Author: Steve M-32 Pyxis
Subject: Doug fir
In reply to: Randall, Murre, M31 's message, "Main Mast construction, measurements" on - Saturday - 03/24/07 - 6:36pm

Since Douglas Fir is not technically a fir but is actually of the spruce family it would work. It's probably the second best wood to use for masts but it is a distant second to Sitka Spruce. If I'm building a mast to last another 35 years or so the cost difference is not that great.

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[> [> [> Sitka Spruce -- Bruce, - Wednesday - 03/28/07 - 6:37pm

Check out this link on Craig's list for Sitka Spruce. Looks like a great deal. $108 for 24' long 1x8's.

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