knotty pine


Definition of knotty pine

: pine wood that has a decorative distribution of knots and is used especially for interior finish

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Commune used knotty pine plywood, one of the most inexpensive finishes available, at about $2.25 per square foot. Lexi Mainland,, "One-Step Makeover: Books, glorious books," 27 June 2019 Then light hues return for a breath in the master bedroom suite, where the bathroom is clad in Calacatta Mandria marble and the serene bedroom is anchored by a minimalist four-poster knotty pine bed designed by Beckstedt. Charles Curkin, ELLE Decor, "ELLE Decor Celebrates 30 Years with a Stunning New York City Residence," 4 Sep. 2019 The eat-in kitchen nearby has knotty pine cabinets in good shape and access to a deck overlooking the former farm’s 3-acre lot and gazebo. Jon Gorey,, "For sale: Gaze from your gazebo at homes in Hanover and Gloucester," 9 Aug. 2019 Last remodeled in the mid-1990s, when the upper floor was added, the house has expanses of textured drywall trimmed in knotty pine and wide windows with water views. Julie Lasky, New York Times, "Looking for a Beach House? It’ll Cost You," 2 Aug. 2019 The interior uses knotty pine paneling to provide a natural look, and the vinyl floor is easy to sweep out to keep clean. Megan Barber, Curbed, "DIY camper van cost just $18K to build," 13 Apr. 2018 It was made of knotty pine, and mother decorated it. WSJ, "Wanda Jackson Helped Put the Growl in Rockabilly," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of knotty pine

circa 1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of knotty pine was circa 1898

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