The colour of the sapwood is yellowish-white, while the heartwood is reddish. The heartwood is clearly demarcated from the sapwood. The texture of Redwood is fine due to its slow growth and the big red knots give a decorative character to the timber. The Redwood is soft and has medium density while the strength properties are good. Sawing and machining redwood is easy.
Pine/redwood (Pinus sylvestris) is used for joinery, interiors and decoration such as doors, windows, flooring and indoor paneling as well as for furniture. It is also used as a building and construction timber, structural as well as non-structural. The Swedish sawmill industries typically deliver sawn timber according to the following common dimensions but can also deliver timber in other dimensions.