Conifer Wood

The most common species are Scots Pine, Oregon Pine and Fir.

Conifers, also known as resinous or soft woods, have a simplified porous structure, marked annual rings and are pale in colour, which is regularly uniform.

They are generally impregnable and rich in resins, essential oils and tannins, factors which may contaminate the surface and make adherence of finishes difficult. This makes it highly recommendable to clean the wood with a suitable dissolvent to eliminate the extracts and exudation.