The colors of pine wood species range from creamy orange-brown
to yellow. As with most woods, this wood darkens in color over
time. Pine is a lightweight wood and is also soft to medium
in density. In fact, some pine wood species, that are actually
softwoods, are used for many hardwood purposes. Pine wood species
have a fine grain that generally has a uniform texture. After
conditioning, pine wood species take to many types of finishes
Used to make furniture, millwork, paneling and corbels, Pine
is often used by do-it-yourselfers because of the ease to cut
or carve pine using hand tools or simple power tools.
All wood species have a natural warmth when finished that
adds a glow to the areas in which they are used. The texture
of wood products is pleasing to both the eye and the touch.
When you add all the attributes of woods in general to the
features of pine wood species, you have a very versatile
wood that is sure to please everyone.