Latin Name: Pinus lambertiana
Family: Pinaceae - the Pine family
Other Common Name(s): Big Pine, California Sugar Pine, Gigantic Pine, Great Sugar Pine, Pine, Shade Pine, Sugar Pine
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior Use Only
Cabinetry, Millwork, Mouldings, Pattern Making
Sugar Pine is native to California and Oregon, it prefers to grown on the most western slopes of the mountain ranges in this area. It is the largest of the Pines in the Pinus genus.
General Description: The sapwood is white to a pale yellow in color, while the heartwood is a light brown to a light reddish-brown. The grain is typically straight and even with a fairly coarse and even grain. The tangential face often have a figure marked by numerous large brown resin canals.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 2.083
Specific Gravity: 0.34-0.36
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 4,900-8,200
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 1,030-1,190
Side Hardness (lbs): 380
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