|Beech (European) |
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DESCRIPTION & WORKING PROPERTIES: A moderately hard, straight-grained, even-textured wood with great strength properties. Works well with hand & machine tools. Even pale yellow to light tan with distinctive & characteristic dark specks.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Found in Eastern Europe, Oceania & S.E. Asia, Western Europe; Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Romania, United Kingdom, Yugo.
BOTANICAL NAME: Fagus sylvatica.
USES: Furniture, chairs, workbenches, carvings, toys, plywood, veneer & flooring.
JANKA HARDNESS: 1300