A soft, light wood obtained from the Engelmann spruce, Picea engelmannii, native to the western part of North America. The yellowish to reddish fine-grain wood is used for lumber, millwork, construction, and the manufacture of paper and boxes.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Picea engelmannii; pica d'Engelmann (Fr.); pinette (Fr.)
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
- Random House, Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- External source or communication, External source or communication Comment: Western Pine Association, Portland Oregon: air-dry weight = 27 pcf