Botanical names is Abies, it belongs to the family of Pinaceae. It grows in the alpine area of Italy, in Northern Europe and in the Balkans.
The specific weight is green 860 Kg/m³ – Dried 450 Kg/m³
The Abete is a light and moderately soft wood.
The growth rings are clearly identifiable.
The white-yellow wood can assume grey or violet reflections and becomes darker on the sun light.
This wood presents a straight grain and medium to fine texture.
Abete can be easily sawn and cut and joints with glue hold firmly.
This wood is usually used in construction, windows, doors, mouldings, architectural joinery and flooring; Abete it is good also for furniture, packaging, musical instruments and to extract cellulose for paper.
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