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Sugar Pine
(Pinus lambertiana)
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COMMON NAMES:   Sugar pine

SPECIFIC GRAVITY:   .34

DENSITY:  

TANGENTIAL MOVEMENT:   5.6%

RADIAL MOVEMENT:   2.9%

VOLUMETRIC SHRINKAGE:   7.9%

DURABILITY1:   Poor

SOURCE:  California and Southern Oregon

DESCRIPTION:   Light, soft, easily worked, dimensional stability very good. Heartwood pale brown to pale pinkish brown in color with dark brown flecks caused by large resin canals; sapwood usually off-white. Very pleasant scent. One of the genuine white pines.


1 Durability refers to a wood's resistance to rotting in wet environments.

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