||Western White Pine (Pinus monticola)
||Also known as Idaho white pine, mountain pine, white pine, and silver pine.
||Grows in western United States and Canada.
||Straight and even grained with a medium to coarse texture. Cream colored to light reddish brown heartwood that darkens on exposure and yellowish white sapwood. Similar to easern white pine in appearance.
||Light, soft, moderately stiff, low strength and shock resistance, moderately low decay resistance, and good stability in service.
||Turns, planes, and generally works very well with machine or hand tools. Steam-bends quite well. Glues satisfactorily. Holds nails and screws well without need to pre-drill. Paints and finishes fairly well but beware of blotchiness when staining.
||Used for building construction, boxes, crates, matches, carvings, patterns, millwork, fixtures, caskets, paneling, and plywood.