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Pine Wood Species

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 well.

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.