Eastern White Pine Products

Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus)

Tilo makes a number of products using eastern white pine, including
  • blanks for construction and manufacturing
  • flooring
  • furniture
  • paneling

Browse our selection of Standard Profiles or talk to us about a Custom Profile using eastern white pine hardwood.

General Description of Eastern White Pine

Freshly cut eastern white pine is creamy white or a pale straw color but as it ages it tends to darken to a deep rich tan. It can occasionally be light brown with unusual yellowish-golden or reddish-brown hues.

Relative Abundance and Availability of Eastern White Pine

Eastern white pine is readily available and abundant. One of the most commonly harvested timbers for construction lumber.

Working Properties of Eastern White Pine

Easy to work with, using both hand tools and machines, glues and nails well. A soft, workable wood, Eastern white pine also takes stains and finishes well.
Machining  4 Star
Nailing 4 Star
Screwing 4 Star
Gluing 4 Star  
Finishing 4 Star

Physical Properties of Eastern White Pine

Stable hardwood, low decay resistance and shock resistance. 

Strength And Mechanical Properties (inch-pound) (a)
Moisture content 12%
Average dried weight 25 lbs/ft3 (400 kg/m3)
Specific gravity
0.34-0.40
Modulus of rupture (lb/in2)
8,600
Elastic modulus (lb/in2)
1,240,000
Crushing strength (lb/in2)
4,800
Shrinkage Radial 2.1%, Tangential 6.1%, Volumetric 8.2%
T/R ratio
2.9
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