NZ pine is plantation grown, renewable and sustainable, providing the ideal alternative to threatened tropical timbers. The expanding pine resource in NZ ensures sustainable harvest levels for years to come. The result is a natural wood product from a renewable resource.
It is a medium density softwood, straight grained with an even texture. It is treated to H3.2 for durability and works well with hand and machine tools. Heart wood is light brown in colour and is non durable to perishable in regards to decay resistance. Sap wood is pale yellowish white colour treated with preservatives to be used in external applications.
New Zealand pine is an extremely versatile softwood and well suited for a range of structural and appearance applications. The light consistent colour of radiata pine readily accepts stains and its general properties make it ideal for painting.
JSC regularly recommends and sources Radiata Pine for unique architectural projects. We have extensive experience working alongside your experts to help you design facades and structures that will last for generations. Scroll through the gallery above to be inspired and contact us today for your personalised quote.
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BOTANICAL NAMES: Pinus Radiata, Monterey Pine
DISTRIBUTION: New Zealand
COLOUR: Heartwood is an even light brown to chestnut brown Sapwood is creamy white
GRAIN: Straight grain and a medium, even texture
DENSITY *(460-560kg/m3) Versatile and suitable for a wide variety of end use applications. A medium density softwood.
NATURAL DURABILITY: Non-Durable to perishable with regards to decay resistance. Treatment with preservatives is required for external application.
SEASONING: Easily processed, dried and treated.
WORKING QUALITIES: Works well with hand and machine tools. Will take staining and coating well. Used in conjunction with a range of structural adhesives.
USES: Exterior Cladding, Decking, Fencing, Window Sashes, Pergolas and Framing.
Need a custom Radiata Pine solution for your next project?
At JSC, we can make your timber design dreams come true. Our expert in-house manufacturing capabilities allow us to create offering to satisfy even the most unique project requirements. Our precision moulding and machining mean we can match existing profiles and also do custom design. The possibilities are endless. Get in touch today.