|Species||Descriptions & Uses||Moisture Movement||Machining||Paint/ Stain||Durability||Density|
|Sourced from Scandinavia and Russia, known also as pine and Scots pine, its colour is pale yellowish-brown to red-brown heartwood with lighter coloured sapwood.
Uses: Interior Joinery, furniture and construction and exterior joinery subject to suitable treatment.
|Also known as British Columbian Pine and Oregon Pine, the heartwood is a light reddish-brown shade, which distinguishes itself from the pale coloured sap wood.
Uses: Construction work, flooring, boat building, gymnastics equipment, furniture, internal & external joinery.
|Small||Good||Excellent||Moderately Durable||530 kg/m3|
|Colour varies from light yellow to golden brown and texture is coarse, often with an interlocked grain. This is a hardwearing timber which is resistant to decay, and has many of the desirable features of Teak.
Uses: Wide uses for external joinery, particularly in school / institutional buildings, and very suitable for laboratory and kitchen fittings. boating buildings piling & marine work.
|Very Small||Medium||Good||Very Durable||660 kg/m3|
|Colour light tan to biscuit with silver grey figure on quarter-sawn. Usually straight grained but varies with grow- ing conditions, and requires correct seasoning for appropriate uses.
Uses: Furniture and cabinet work, interior and exterior joinery. ideal for flooring, veneers and shopfitting.