There are great tree species growing in the Finnish forests. They are all more than suitable for research and design product material. For instance, the common idea of Finnish pine has been a bit incorrect, probably because of the qualities of mass produced furniture or furnishings made of it. By sourcing the logs carefully one can find very noble pine wood to be used beautifully in the furniture.
pine or ash
surface finish/pine: soap, carnauba wax
surface finish/ash: natural wood oil mix