|Ponderosa Pine |
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DESCRIPTION: Fine texture & closed grain. Color ranges from light pale yellow to medium yellow, to deep orange. Other names: Pine, Big pine, Bird's-eye pine, Knotty pine, Lodgepole pine, Oregon pine, Pitch pine, Pole pine, Prickly pine, Western yellow pine & Blackjack pine.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: North America - Canada, United States
BOTANICAL NAME: Pinus ponderosa
WORKING PROPERTIES: Gets used for numerous utility projects. The material works easily, although pitch content is hard on blades & cutters.
USES: Numerous uses for Ponderosa pine include boxes & crates, building construction, cabinetmaking, carvings, decks, exterior trim & siding, framing, interior trim, millwork, paneling, turnery, cabin construction, dowels, fine furniture, moldings & packing cases, etc.
JANKA HARDNESS: 870-910