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Softwoods Held at Richard Potter
The purpose of this page is to give our customers a very brief insight into the Softwood stocks held by Richard Potter. The page contains useful information about end uses, countries of origin, and available thicknesses, etc. All the information should be useful to everybody, but particularly to those who are not familiar with the Softwood Trade.
Members of our staff are always available to give further advice and information.
 
Cedar (Western Red)
Used outdoors where durability and a light weight are necessary. Ideal for greenhouses, portable buildings, shingles etc.

Price Range:
Medium

Thickness Available:
No stocks at this time


Canada and USA
 
 
Douglas Fir
Sometimes called Columbian Pine. A strong softwood available in virtually knot free boards - very suitable for quality joinery.

Price Range:
Medium

Thickness Available:
38mm & 75mm


Canada
 
 
Parana Pine
Parana Pine is no longer imported into the UK.

Price Range:
Medium

Thickness Available:
No longer available


South America (Mainly Brazil)
 
 
Pitch Pine
A popular traditional timber - Church Furniture, Block Floors. Has many specialist uses including Boat building.

Price Range:
Upper

Thickness Available:
No stock at this time


USA and Honduras etc.
 
 
Redwood (Scots Pine)
The principal timber used in Europe for Joinery and many other uses. Widely available in a good range of sizes.

Price Range:
Upper

Thickness Available:
25mm 38mm 50mm 63mm 75mm


Scandinavia, Northern Europe, Russia
 
 
Southern Pine (Sometimes called Southern Yellow Pine)
An even textured, easily worked timber, for cabinet making, interior joinery etc.

Price Range:
Medium

Thickness Available:
25mm x 300mm only


USA
 
 
Whitewood
Familiar to everyone as the Christmas Tree. Available in a good range of sizes. A cheaper alternative to Redwood.

Price Range:
Economy

Thickness Available:
22mm 47mm 75mm


Scandinavia, Northern Europe, Russia
 

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