Oregon pine


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Douglas fir, Oregon pine, red fir, yellow fir

A strong, medium-density, medium- to coarse-textured softwood; widely used for plywood and as lumber and timber in construction work.
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Over the north side of the plinth is the Leighton Hall, a dramatic double-height galleried space in which a folded roof (a la Festival of Britain) is supported on slender laminated Oregon pine columns that have profound entasis following the bending stresses between stainless-steel pin joints at top and bottom.
In the sitting area, reddish Oregon pine floors contrast with smooth light pine plywood walls and the texture of a fine-sawn spruce ceiling.

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