||Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)
||Also known as fir, Canadian fir, eastern fir, and bracted balsam fir.
||Grows in eastern half of United States and Canada.
||Straight and even grained with a medium to fine texture. Creamy white to pale brown color, heartwood indistinguishable from sapwood.
||Light and soft with low strength, shock resistance, and decay resistance.
||Works fairly easily with hand or machine tools. Glues, screws, nails, stains, paints, and varnishes well.
||Used primarily for general construction, as well as boxes, crates, sash, doors, trim, plywood, and pulpwood.