Heart Pine Wood Floor
Color: Heartwood is yellow after cutting. Because of the high resin content it turns deep pinkish tan to warm reddish brown within weeks. There are 8 to 40 growth rings per inch.
Grain: Dense, with high figuring. Plainsawn is swirled. Rift or quartersawn is primarily pinstriped. Curly or burl grain is rare.
Variations within Species and Grades: Moderate color variation
Hardness (Janka): 1225
Dimensional Stability: Above average
Sanding: Use course paper for 1st sanding, may clog paper.
Finishing: Accepts surface and penetrating finishes; some stains tend to blotch