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Redwood, Pine (Pinus Sylvestris)
This softwood is also referred to as European Redwood, Scots Pine and Red Deal.
The sapwood is creamy-white to yellow in colour and narrow, particularly from the more northern regions becoming wider in the southern regions. The heartwood is a pale yellowish-brown to reddish-brown in colour, resinous and usually distinct from the sapwood. The growth rings are clearly visible by the later wood. The timber quality is directly affected by conditions of growth, climate, soil, elevation more than most timbers because of its wide and varying distribution. These factors also affect the texture, density, size and knot count.
After kiln drying to between 14% & 20% for normal construction and joinery purposes redwood has a density of approximately 510 kg/m³
MET sources all redwood from well managed forests, located within the more northern regions of Europe having either FSC® or PEFC™ certification.
Generally redwood is sorted into a number of quality grades, has a medium density making sawing, cutting and machining relatively easy. MET machining processes convert the sawn boards into a variety of finished products including planed all round (PAR), skirting, architraves, decorative mouldings, cladding and flooring.