(Wood and Carpentry as Related to Building and Construction Materials)

Softwood is lumber made from the wood of evergreen trees, and is used primarily for framing, construction, and some finishing. Examples of softwood include:

  • appearance pine
  • balsam fir
  • cedar, clear pine, cypress
  • Douglas fir
  • Englemann spruce fir
  • hemlock
  • incense cedar
  • jackpine, juniper
  • knotty pine
  • larch, loblolly pine, lodgepole pine
  • mountain hemlock
  • Pacific yew, pine, ponderosa pine
  • red cedar, redwood
  • shortleaf pine, sound cedar, spruce, sugar pine tamarack
  • white cedar, white fir, white pine
  • yellow pine, yew

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