Pine, Western White

Latin name: Pinus monticola

Common name(s): Idaho Pine, Mountain Pine, Silver Pine

Sources: Western Canada, USA

Characteristics: Light yellow to creamy white sapwood with reddish brown heartwood. Resin ducts form narrow brown lines parallel to the grain. Relatively straight grain. Characteristically very limby, resulting in large numbers and varying sizes of knots throughout.

Common cuts: Plain sliced, Rotary cut

Uses: Joinery, millwork, fine furniture, wall panels, kitchen and bath cabinetry, furniture frames.

Availability: Readily available

Price: $$