Canadian Douglas Fir

Canadian Douglas fir has a long-standing reputation for its distinctive natural attributes, including strength and beauty. It is used for solid doors and door frames, furniture and general millwork. Due to its extraordinary strength-to-weight ratio and availability in large dimensions, Canadian Douglas fir is also very common in construction.

Douglas Fir Species Factsheet

Popular Applications

Wood Interior Design

Douglas Fir Characteristics

  • Good surface quality
  • Excellent strength and workability
  • Good machining qualities; turns, planes and shapes well
  • Excellent screw-holding and resistance to splitting
  • Bonds well with a range of adhesives under a range of bonding conditions
  • Excellent sanding, staining and painting properties

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