Reclaimed Heart Pine

Reclaimed Heart Pine

Stringers, roof trusses, poles, joists, and piles are all popular uses for heart pine, as well as interior applications including subflooring and sheathing. It is frequently pressure-treated with preservatives for external applications.

Heart Pine belongs to the southern yellow pine family and has many traits with other members of the family (Slash, Shortleaf, and Loblolly Pine), such as being hard, thick, and having a high strength-to-weight ratio.

The sapwood is yellowish-white while the heartwood is reddish-brown.

Janka Hardness:

870 lbf

Average Dried Weight:

41 lbs/ft3 (650 kg/m3)


Overall, most tools function well with heart Pine, while the resin can clog tools and sandpaper. Longleaf Pine is a good gluer and finisher.