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Eastern White Pine is a soft Pine known for is light weight and fine, even texture. The sapwood usually appears pale and creamy, sometimes with yellow tones. The heartwood varies from a straw-like color to a deep yellowish-tan color. Resin ducts often appear as fine brown lines. The grain is straight with growth rings that are not well marked.
Other Names: Knotty Pine
Eastern White Pine grows in mountainous areas of the Eastern United States from North Georgia into areas of Canada.
Eastern White Pine works easily with both machine and hand tools. It has good nailing and screwing properties and can be finished well with paint, polish or stain.
Eastern White Pine is often used as dimension lumber. Other uses include paneling, flooring and furniture. White Pine logs are also used in log homes.