Eastern White Pine is America’s oldest wood flooring material. The aged and weathered floors of centuries-old New England colonial houses are still beautiful to this day, testifying to this sustainable softwood’s timeless appeal. Wide-plank flooring really shows off the warm, rich beauty of this wood, which can be left in its natural pale hue with only a clear finish, or stained. Popular stain shades for Eastern White Pine wide-plank flooring include subtle tones that enhance the natural knots of the wood, buttery pumpkin hues and deep dramatic colors.
From Carlisle Wide Plank Floors comes ten stunning images of how Eastern White Pine can enrich the interior of any space, residential or commercial. Design styles range from country farmhouse rustic to clean, contemporary and modern.
Eastern White Pine is a softer wood than some other flooring choices, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be long-lasting. With a smooth finish and fine grain, the wood is just soft enough to take on a historic quality over time, giving it more character and charm.
Because Eastern White Pines are allowed to grow for up to 80 to 100 years before the trees are harvested for lumber, it’s available in very wide widths, up to 20 inches. Lengths range from 5 to 12 feet.
The way Eastern White Pines are grown, among hardwoods in mixed forests, makes them an important part of many wooded ecosystems all over the Eastern United States. The trees play a crucial role in supporting thousands of native species, producing oxygen and storing carbon before they are harvested. Learn more about the sustainability of Eastern White Pine.