There are three or four descriptions of this timber in the market, which will now be described.
As a rule American pine is in many respects inferior to that from the Baltic. It is generally weaker, and comparatively wanting in durability. On the other hand, it is clean, free from defects, and easily worked.
Where found. - Canada.
Reddish white, clean fine grain. Very like Memel, but with larger knots.
Small timber, very solid in centre, not much sap or pith, tough, elastic, does not warp or split, moderately strong, few large knots, very durable where well ventilated, adheres well to glue, not much loss in conversion.
By cabinetmakers for veneering, sometimes for internal fittings of houses.