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Framing lumber is typically spruce, pine or fir. Floor joints are yellow pine, which is very strong. Redwood and cedar are normally used for outside projects because of their natural resistance to rot. Douglas fir is great for matching old porch flooring. Look for the vertical graining in the wood grain.

Interior projects might call for the use of white pine or poplar. These woods are also used in the door trim, baseboard and window trim. Poplar is very common because of its ease in staining or painting.

Woods are great for many of your home remodeling projects. Be sure to get the proper wood for your build.

This video was mentioned in the February 25, 2014 AsktheBuilder Newsletter.


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