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yard lumber

Lumber up to 5 inches thick intended for general building construction.


yellow cypress (wood)

Wood of the Chamaecyparis nootkatensis tree, ranging from Alaska to Oregon. Timber is pale yellow in color and is prized for joinery, doors, window frames, greenhouses, shingles, and cabinet work.


yellow marble

Marble that is predominantly yellow in color.


yellow pine (wood, general)

General term for wood from any of several pines. In America, it refers to wood of several closely related species of North American pine with yellow tinted wood. In Great Britain, the term is used in the timber trade to refer to the wood of several additional pines as well.


yew (wood)

Wood of trees of the genus Taxus.


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