P. pinaster is a hard, fast growing pine located in the Mediterranean basin. P. pinaster was widely planted, and at the beginning of the 19th century.
Maritime Pine is planted commercially as a timber resource and for the forestry industry. In addition to industrial uses, maritime pine is also a popular ornamental tree, often planted in parks and gardens in areas with warm temperate climates. It has become naturalised in parts of southern England, South Africa and Australia.
It has been used for making paper (pulpwood), flooring, boxes/crates, and construction lumber.
The sapwood colour goes from yellow-orange to rose-colored, and it is clearly different from growth rings, which are high contrast between summer or winter wood.
Pine Maritime Veneer has a medium texture, with straight to medium grain.
Crown cut shows us the first bundles from a log because it is sliced over the heart. That produces the so-called cathedral structure, much sought after in crown cut bundles and that raises its natural essence.
Feelwood is a kind of textured finishing, which consist in a rough cut effect. In this case, we get of a very common material, an unexpected look.
Pine is a very good choice for casual or young atmosphere, but it is a very good option for almost all the decoration and design, because it is able to get very different sensations, depending the way you combine it, or the finishing you choose.
Tagged Crown Cut, European, Feelwood, Maritime, Medium Texture, Medium Weight, Pine, Reddish Brown, Straight Grain, Warm