||White Fir (Abies concolor)
||Also known as western fir, concolor fir, Colorado fir, silver fir, white fir, lows fir, and white balsam.
||One of six commercial species of fir grown in western United States. Others are Subalpine fir, California red fir, grand fir, noble fir, and Pacific silver fir.
||Generally straight and quite even grained with medium to coarse texture. Whitish to yellowish brown heartwood, indistinguishable from sapwood.
||Light, soft, moderately stiff, low strength, low shock resistance, and low decay resistance.
||Works satisfactorily with hand or machine tools. Turns easily. Exceptional gluing, nailing, and screwing properties. Stains, paints, and varnishes well.
||Used primarily for general construction, as well as boxes, crates, sash, doors, trim, plywood, and pulpwood.