Pine is found in almost every forest region, and is as plentiful as oak. It
furnishes one-half of the total lumber supply of the country. There are two
large groups, the white and the yellow; and the properties are as marked as
White pine is even-grained, soft, and easily worked, resembling spruce and
cedar. It is used for kitchen cabinets, washing machines, pails, refrigerators,
and most interior work.
Yellow pine is the heaviest, hardest, strongest, stiff-est, and toughest of
soft woods, and is in demand for general building purposes.