SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pinus glabra
LENGTH: 21000mm to 6000mm
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is reddish brown, sapwood is yellowish white.
Workability: Overall, Spruce Pine works fairly well with most tools, though the resin can gum up tools and clog sandpaper. Spruce Pine glues and finishes well.
Common Uses: Southern Yellow Pine is used for heavy construction, such as: bridges, beams, poles, railroad ties, etc. It’s also used for making plywood, wood pulp, and veneers.