Pine has a strong, heavy and compact wood. It is resistant to woodworms and its colour is reddish with a darker purple tone. There is no distinction between sapwood and heartwood.
Sawing: fairly easy;
Nailing and screwing: pre-boring is recommended;
Finishing: trouble free.
High class furniture;
Decorative veneering for interiors and exteriors;
Turnery and carving;
Sculptures, playthings, rulers and xylography.
Tensil strength : 1150 kg/cm²
Compressive strength : 540 kg/cm²
green 820 kg/m³
dried 680 kg/ m³