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section1
5th Jul 2019, 11:17 AM
Someone offered to sell me what he called "Brown Pine." I've never heard of it and I couldn't find anything on the net either.
Has anyone heard of brown pine before?

Euge
5th Jul 2019, 11:34 AM
Its not a true Pine (Pinus) but a Podocarp (another native softwood). A Soft lightweight brown wood with inconspicuous features eg growth ring ... details below

Podocarpus elatus (brown pine) description (https://www.conifers.org/po/Podocarpus_elatus.php)

"The wood has a straight grain with inconspicuous growth rings, and is used for fine work including furniture, kitchen utensils, musical instruments (piano keys and violin bellies) and wood turning"

Euge

section1
5th Jul 2019, 04:34 PM
Thanks Euge