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Southern Yellow Pine Grade Descriptions

                                                                                                                                              
        

C & Better

Mostly clear, but could have an occasional pitch pocket or small tight knot. Excellent for painted or natural finish.      
        

#1 & Better

Available in our 2x6 T&G and S4S only.  Contains more characteristics than
C & Better.  Small to medium knots permitted.  Color variations more pronounced. Beautiful rustic appearance.         

 

     
        

#2 & Better

Contains more characteristics than C & Better.  Larger knots permitted.
Color variations more pronounced.  Beautiful rustic appearance.      
        

D & Better Heart

Characteristics similar to C & Better, but allows for several smaller knots.   Average Heart content is 65%.                   

 

     
        

#2 & Better Heart

Characteristics similar to #2 & Better, but with an average Heart content of 65%.      
        

C & Better Vertical Grain                   

Mostly clear, but could have an occasional pitch pocket or small tight knot.  Straight vertical grain.

        

 

     
        

D & Better Vertical Grain Heart

Characteristics similar to C & Better, but allows for several smaller knots. Straight vertical grain.  Average Heart content is 65%.      
        

Longleaf Vertical Grain Heart

Mill run grade.  Mostly clear, but allows for occasional knots. Straight vertical grain. Figure 5% to 7% waste to obtain a clear floor.     
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