FPD offers red pine from Germany in a variety of grades including A, AB, and B. This species comes in a variety of dimensions with the most common being 32/36/37/40/42/47mm x 120mm and wider x 3m and longer. All of the red pine we sell is kiln dried and either rough surfaced or S4S.
Red Pine Grades
A Knots: 4 sound knots per side or 2 per edge Shakes: 15% maximum Wane: 30% maximum
AB Mixture of Grade A and B
B Knots: 5 sound knots per side or 3 per edge Shakes: 25% maximum Wane: 40% maximum
Red Pine Uses
Red pine (also known as red wood) is a strong species that has a variety of construction and industrial uses. This species has a wide range of applications including construction lumber, utility poles, posts, railroad ties, and paper. This species is sourced by FPD from Germany. This species has a light reddish brown heartwood and pale yellow to nearly white sapwood. Red pine can be worked well with both hand and machine tools.
Workability Properties Machining: Good Nailing: Fair Screwing: Fair Gluing: Very Good Finishing: Very Good
*Possible ratings include: Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor