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creatimber-beech-001

BEECH


USES

  • Furniture
  • Toys
  • Veneer
  • Flooring
  • Turnings

  • 50%
  • 75%
  • 75%
  • 75%
  • 100%
  • 100%
  • 75%
  • 100%

Note :
Working properties are rated from Poor ( 0 ) to Excellent ( 5 ).


Botanical Name

Fagus sylvatica

Other Names

Romanian beech

Origin

Western, Eastern Europe

Sapwood Colour

Not easy to differenciate from heartwood

Heartwood Colour

Freshly cut is whitish to very pale but darkens if exposed to reddish-brown

Grain

Typically straight, broad rays on longitudal faces

Texture

Fairly hard and fine, even structure