Is Eastern Hemlock a Hard Wood?

Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) has coarsely-grained wood of moderate hardness and weight. Growing throughout the Eastern United States from New England west to Minnesota and south to Northern Georgia, the tree is commercially suitable for crates, low-grade paper pulp, framing, roofing and subflooring.

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