Pine is a beautiful, strong, soft wood that is easy to work with. The strength to weight ratio is very high. Pine is a more common wood, which means that it is easy to get and is less expensive than many other woods. It naturally has a neutral color, so it absorbs paint and stain very well. Southern Yellow Pine is a beautiful, grainy wood, and it has the highest density of any other pine. WFP offers Kiln Dried After Treatment (KDAT). This material is pressure treated and dried allowing for immediate application of coatings.