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NZ Oregon

Other Names: Douglas-fir
Source location: Sourced from the South Island of New Zealand.
Stability: Stable
Durability in Ground: Moderately Durable (U/T)
Durability above Ground: Durable (U/T)
Density: Approx 450kg/m3 (at approx12% MC)
Dimensions: n/a
Appearance: Heartwood is a pale pinkish brown and the sapwood is almost white.
Grades: New Zealand Oregon is grown predominately for the framing market. Dressing grade is available in some sizes.
Uses: Timber framing, exposed post, beam construction, fencing and pergolas

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