|Scientific Name:||Araucaria Cunninghamii|
Pine is an Australian native softwood beloved for its versatility. Its easy use has ensured it is a popular choice for many internal and external applications.
Having a light-coloured grain, Hoop Pine is also a favourite of designers who use stains and paints to achieve a desired aesthetic at an affordable price. Hoop Pine trees can grow up to 60 metres tall and is recognised by its rough bark that naturally splits and peels easily. Plantations situated in the rainforests of Northern New South Wales and Queensland and the primary sources of this timber in Australia.
This timber is a favourite across a variety of applications in the construction and manufacturing industry. When treated, Hoop Pine is suitable for outdoor purposes such as fencing, decking, landscaping and playground equipment. Pine is used indoors for most general timber construction applications such as plywood, joinery, flooring, panelling, boxes and shelving.
Its ease of use makes it a viable choice for a range of manufacturing purposes, such as musical instruments, paint brushes and furniture. Gluing, painting, staining and polishing Hoop Pine is a simple process and it is conducive to machining and turning. It is also compatible with fittings and fastenings.
Hoop pine is more vulnerable to warping, cupping and shrinkage than hardwoods. Application of a wood protector like Cutek’s wood protection oil assists to increase the useful life of this versatile timber. Add a colourtone to your Cutek oil and you can achieve the aesthetic you desire.
Where is Pine Grown?
Mainly grown in the rainforests of northern New South Wales and Queensland, however it is also harvested in the mountain regions of Papua New Guinea.
All pictures shown are of real timber samples of the selected species. Each sample was coated with 2 coats of CUTEK® Extreme CD50 (including Colourtone) at single or double strength. The timber sample picture labelled “CLEAR” has been included to show the original colour of the timber for your ease of reference.
Colourtone swatches are shown below in groups of Brown Hues, Red Hues, Yellow Hues and White/Black Hues.
Please note that the colour, species, age and condition of your timber to be coated will impact the final colour and finish of all CUTEK® products. The colourtones on the CUTEK® website are representative only and may look different when applied to your specific timber project.
Always obtain a to assess your colour choice and product suitability for use on your actual timber BEFORE proceeding with your project.