Pine wood has a variety of uses which makes it widely used as a commercial commodity. Often used in the construction industry for framework areas in walls, floors and in the roof. Pine wood is widely used in high-value carpentry items such as furniture. Pine is characterized by its straight, fine and even grain. Whilst knots are found in pine wood they are small and tight, giving the overall look a popular and much revered rustic quality as a finish. The timber is stable and extremely durable.The pine trees are found mostly in the Northern Hemisphere, although they have been introduced throughout most temperate and sub-tropical regions of the world as demand increases.
The tree is a quick growing timber and due to the acid decaying needles they prevent other hardwood timbers growing that may compete alongside them.The commercial pine is grown in huge plantations and produces a timber that is denser and contains more resin.This makes a far stronger product than the domestic variety of Spruce.Some species of pine produces a resin that is an important source when making turpentine.