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American Southern Yellow Pine Cut to Size

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Southern Yellow Pine Timber is a light, stable timber that has the benefit of being available in relatively wide boards. This makes it a good choice for cost-effective shelving and cabinetry, suitable painted or left uncovered. Order cut to size American Southern Yellow Pine smooth planed squared edge.

Location: Interior | Best for: Shelving, Cabinetry, Flooring | Density: Medium | Good for painting: Yes


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Cut to Size / Planed American Southern Yellow Pine Wood

The sapwood is almost white, and the heartwood varies from creamy-white to light straw-brown, or light reddish-brown. The wood is not particularly resinous, but resin ducts produce short, brown-coloured, thin lines on longitudinal surfaces. The grain is straight, and the texture is fine and even, planed surfaces have a satin-like appearance; the growth-rings are rather inconspicuous. The wood weighs about 670 kg/m³ when dried.

Ordering American Southern Yellow Pine Timber 

Ordering southern yellow pine timber from Timbersource is a good choice for those who need a wood which machines, nails, screws, glues, and finishes well. Southern yellow pine also bends well, and is reasonably strong and shock resistant. However, it should be noted that an excess of resin has been known to disrupt machinery, and, though fairly durable, this timber is not completely resistant to either scuffing or denting.

Frequently Asked Questions | American Southern Yellow Pine Wood

What can this timber be used for?

Southern Yellow Pine Timber is used for: Structural Use, Joinery - Exterior, Joinery - Interior, Boxes, Baskets, Pallets, Crates, Millwork, Woodenware, Novelties, decking and staircases. and many more. It is imported in most standard thicknesses; generally, boards are 4", 6", 8", 10" & 12" wide and lengths 8' - 16'. It is imported kiln dried and thinner stock is usually graded 'Saps' as the clearer grade sapwood is preferred, with thicker boards imported in 'prime & better' grade.

How strong and durable is this timber?

Southern Yellow Pine is a moderately durable timber, which compared to European redwood is 45 per cent softer, 25 per cent less resistant to shock loads, 30 per cent weaker in bending and in compression along the grain, and 20 per cent less resistant to splitting, and less stiff.

Southern Yellow Pine is moderatley durable, not as resistant to scuffs and dents and is moderately decay-resistant.

What are its physical properties?

Works very easily, but the soft nature of the timber encourages crumbling under dull cutting edges, which must, therefore, be kept sharpened in order to obtain the best results. It takes glue, stains, polish, varnish and paint well, and can be screwed or nailed.

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Standard Delivery

Timbersource usually aims to dispatch orders within 5 working days for most requirements. We will endeavour to complete your order ahead of schedule.

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