The undermentioned are the best of the ordinary descriptions of timber to use for the purposes named.

Piles

Oak, beech, elm.

Posts

Chestnut, acacia, larch.

Great Strength In Construction

Teak, oak, greenheart, Dantzic fir, pitch pine.

Durable In Wet Positions

Oak, beech, elm, teak, alder, plane, acacia, greenheart.

Large Timbers In Carpentry

Memel, Dantzic, and Riga fir.

Oak, chestnut, Bay mahogany, pitch pine, or teak, may be used if easily obtainable.

Floors

Christiania, St. Petersburg, Onega, Archangel, make the best; Gefle and spruce inferior kinds; Dram battens wear well; pitch pine, oak, or teak, where readily procurable, for floors to withstand great wear.

Panelling

American yellow pine for the best; Christiania white deals are also used.

Interior Joinery

American red and yellow pine; oak, pitch pine, and mahogany for superior or ornamental work.

Window Sills, Sleepers

Oak; mahogany where cheaply procurable.

Treads Of Staii-S

Oak, teak.

Handles

Ash, beech.

Patterns

American yellow pine, alder, mahogany, Cowslie pine.