Eastern White Pine

Name Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus)
Type Softwood.
Other Names Also known as white pine, northern white pine, northern pine, Weymouth pine, Quebec yellow, cork pine, and pumpkin pine.
Sources Grows in Canada, Mexico, and United States.
Appearance Straight grained with a fine, uniform texture. Creamy white, pale yellow or light brown heartwood and creamy white sapwood. Yellows with age.
Physical Props Soft, weak, and light with low decay resistance, shock resistance, and steam bending. Very stable in service.
Working Props Works very easily with most machine or hand tools although turning is only fair. Carves quite well. Holds nails and screws well without the need to pre-drill. Glues, paints and varnishes well. Sealer recommended to prevent blotches when staining.
Uses Used for numerous applications including carvings and sculpture, millwork, sash, doors, trim, paneling, cabinetry, furniture, toys, novelties, musical instrument components, caskets, boxes, match sticks, veneer, dowels, and patterns.