Pine Ponderosa Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Pine Ponderosa Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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48 U.S., standard ground

Pine Ponderosa Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
 
Why Choose Ponderosa Pine?

As an abundant North American wood with a fine texture and closed grain, Popnderosa pine gets used for numerous utility projects. The material works easily, although pitch content is hard on blades and cutters.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/2"
Width 3"
Length 6"
Grade Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa)

Weight

2.5

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-30.17% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

460

Janka Rating
-64.34% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.44

Specific Gravity
-31.25% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 8/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 7/10
Red Oak

map of where Ponderosa Pine tree grows
Ponderosa Pine is a domestic wood from North America

As an abundant North American wood with a fine texture and closed grain, Popnderosa pine gets used for numerous utility projects. The material works easily, although pitch content is hard on blades and cutters.

color of Ponderosa Pine
Color Range
From light pale yellow to medium yellow, to deep orange
the Ponderosa Pine tree
What's The Tree Like?
The tree is reported to be rather large to very large. It grows to a height of 60 to 130 feet (18 to 39 m) and a diameter of 30 to 48 inches (80 to 120 cm).
other names for Ponderosa Pine
Other Names
Ponderosa pine, Pine, Big pine, Bird's-eye pine, Knotty pine, Lodgepole pine, Oregon pine, Pitch pine, Pole pine, Prickly pine, Western yellow pine, Blackjack pine
uses for Ponderosa Pine
Some Typical Uses
Numerous uses for Ponderosa pine include boxes and crates, Building construction, Cabinetmaking, Carvings, Concrete formwork, Decks, Exterior trim & siding, Framing, Furniture , General carpentry, Interior trim, Millwork, Paneling, Turnery, Bedroom suites, Cabin construction, Chairs, Chests, Concealed parts (Furniture), Dining-room furniture, Dowels, Drawer sides, Fine furniture, Furniture parts, Joists, Light construction, Moldings, Office furniture, Packing cases, Rustic furniture, Structural work, Utility furniture

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