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1271 Route 22 East, Lebanon, NJ 08833

Heart Pine Wood Floor

Heart Pine Room Scene 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

Durability: Natural resistance to insect infestation in heartwood. Dense.

Sawing: Good

Nailing: Good

Sanding: Use course paper for 1st sanding, may clog paper.

Finishing: Accepts surface and penetrating finishes; some stains tend to blotch

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The Wood Floor Store
Lebanon Plaza, 1271 Route 22 East
P.O. Box 690, Lebanon, NJ 08833
Hunterdon County, Central New Jersey