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PINE, RADIATA

Pinus spp.

Pinus spp. of the family Pinaceae, the pine family, including primarily Pinus radiata, but also including at least Pinus binata and Pinus insignis. The list of names that I have listed for these species is shown in the table below, which is extracted from the more extensive list of species from the genus Pinus shown here:


A NOTE ABOUT PINES IN THE USA


Here is the list of species that have radiata pine as all or part of one or more of their common names:

SPECIES NAME
[n] ALL COMMON NAMES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SPECIES
( [n] is the number of such common names )
pinus binata [1] radiata pine
pinus insignis [2] monterey pine, radiata pine
pinus radiata [15] california pine, insignis pine, insular pine, insular two-leaved pine, monterey pine, monterey small-coned pine, nearly smooth-cone pine, nearly-smooth cone pine, pine, radiata pine, remarkable cone pine, remarkable pine, small-coned monterrey pine, smooth-cone pine, spreading-cone pine


my samples:


both sides of a sample plank of radiata pine / Pinus radiata --- HUGE enlargements are present


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


both sides of a sample plank of radiata pine / Pinus radiata --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


both sides of a sample plank of radiata pine / Pinus radiata --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


lumberyard pics of radiata pine


closeup from a different set of lumberyard pics of radiata pine



The Wood Book pics


flat cut, quartersawn, end grain
radiata pine (Pinus radiata), listed as Monterey pine, from The Wood Book --- both levels of enlargement are available for each of the 3 views

web pics:


log end grain


plank end grain


plank and end grain closeup listed as Monterey pine / Pinus radiata


planks


fingerjointed plank


plywood


laminated veneer lumber


veneer


rotary cut veneer


pressure treated decking planks


glulam


paneling


flooring


finished flooring with a high gloss


segmented countertop sections with a high gloss finish


ecologically friendly coffins (you rot and the coffin rots right along with you so you both go back into the soil)


slab bench