Timber Guide

Basics of Wood From Finland

From species to applications

Learn to know Finnish wood, its species, timber production, products and applications. For more information visit our bookstore.

1

Tree species

In the northern coniferous forest zone, trees grow slowly and in hars conditions. That is how Finnish timber reaches its visual properties and superior strength.

2

Production and delivery

Nordic sawn timber production accounts for the standards required in the country in question. The goods are delivered to the customer fast, using the shortest route, and in compliance with INCOTERMS.

3

Grades and dimensions

The Finnish sawmills produce certain cross-sectional dimensions of sawn timber of different quality grades. Dimensions can also be tailored entirely to the customer’s needs. 

4

Sawn timber and further processing

Finnish sawmills and wood processing companies produce high quality sawn timber and different kinds of further processed goods.

5

Wood construction

Wood is a versatile, beautiul, renewable and ecological material that acts as a carbon sink. Using wood can both reduce CO2 emissions and replace non-renewable materials that pollute the environment.

FAQ

WHY WOOD FROM FINLAND?

Finnish wood is responsible and sustainable choice for versatile end uses. Wood has been a necessary material in housebuilding, furniture, joinery and even different householding purposes like forks and spoons etc. since last centuries. Nowadays modern technology opens up a totally new world for various future installations – for excellent carbon storages.

DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH WOOD IN FINLAND?

Finland is Europe’s most forested country. More than three quarters of the total area is covered with forests. Finnish forests annually grow by 110 million cubic metres of wood and the yearly felling volumes are clearly below the annual growth. 

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPRUCE AND PINE?

Pine and spruce are the most common tree species used in construction.    

There are differences between these tree species both in their visual and technical properties, and they therefore have different applications. Find more information from Timber Guide.

WHAT ARE THE SCREW HOLDING PROPERTIES OF FINNISH PINE AND SPRUCE?

This is quite a common question from furniture manufacturers. Due to the relatively high density these properties are good and both spices are use in furniture industry also in applications where screws are used.

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