|Douglas Fir |
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DESCRIPTION, WORKING PROPERTIES & USES: Best structural lumber. Straight grained & exceptionally strong; one of the most dominant species in the Northwest forests. Fast growth & multitude of uses. Stiffness & durability make it ideal for structural applications. It also makes a good flooring & paneling product as well as a fine trim for doors & windows. Known for its distinctive grain patterns, produced by the varying degrees of spring & summer wood in the grain. The color differences between the two range from yellowish to reddish brown. Flooring ages to a warm orange-brown color. Extensively used in paper products & various types of millwork, flooring, pallets, boxes, crates, ladders & furniture.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: North America (Coast States of Oregon, Washington & California & from the Rocky Mountain States)
BOTANICAL NAME: Pseudotsuga menziesii
JANKA HARDNESS: 660