Local pinewood is known as Kail. Pakistani kail is a good and economical wood that is used in house constructions. Though its availability is not as common as it used to be due to which it’s price has also increased. When purchasing Kail wood, make sure that it is Local Kail as many other imported types of kail are also available in market such as German Kail and Malaysian kail that are cheaper and of inferior quality as compared to local kail.
Pricing/Availability: Kail has a very wide distribution throughout Pakistan, and is one of the most important lumber species in the western Pakistan. It should be widely available as construction lumber for a modest price. Some Kael is mixed with Lodgepole Pine and sold together as construction lumber under the stamp “PP/LP”.
Common Uses: Kail Pine is commonly used in furniture making, joinery, doors and windows also Veneer, plywood, sheathing, sub flooring, boxes, crates, posts/poles, interior trim, cabinetry, and construction lumber.