Longleaf is the hardest and strongest of the Southern Pines and it’s old growth figure is not available today, outside of woods salvaged from dismantled 19th and early 20th c. warehouses, factories and mills. It grew in long unbroken tracts from the Carolinas to Texas and south to Florida.
Lengths3 - 14'
Color and Surface
Longleaf is unique among the Southern heartwoods for it’s exceptionally dense figure and high resin content – a warm and durable wood for flooring, paneling, shelving and furniture. Characteristics of it’s industrial and natural history include nail holes, small stress cracks and sound knots.