ORIGIN: Central Europe
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Larix decidua
SAWMILL: sawn timber
DRYING: AD (air dried)
WIDTH: 150++ (acceps 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood ranges from yellow to a medium reddish brown. Narrow sapwood is nearly white and is clearly demarcated from the heartwood.
Workability: Most hand and machine operations produce good results. However, natural resins in the wood have a tendency to gum up saw blades.
Common Uses: Veneer, utility poles, fence posts, flooring, boatbuilding, and construction lumber.