softwood page


HEMLOCK

NOTE: unless otherwise specifically stated, all of the images shown on this
page are of 1/4" square end grain cross sections shown at 12X with the top
of the image towards the bark and the bottom towards the pith so that
earlywood is towards the bottom of the growth rings and latewood is towards the top

to see all species with links to their anatomy page go here: species links


general characteristics of hemlock



IMAGES ARE PRESENTED WITH NO ORGANIZATIONAL
STRUCTURE TO THE PAGE AS YET



   

     

   

   

   



     
on the first two samples shown here, the end grain sanding was very poorly done