|Diameter (in.)||0.875 in||Product Length (in.)||48 in|
A: Correct length and diameter.
A: That depends on what you're using it for. My guess is that if its indoors or outside in the air it would last quite awhile. If its used for deck railing where it might set in rain water or where its in dirt it probably won't.
A: These are not hardwood. they are Pine and I think pine is softwood. They look just like the picture