Beech Lumber

Beech Lumber

Beech Wood

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beech lumber
DESCRIPTIONBeech wood is primarily reddish-brown in color and slightly coarse with conspicuous rays and tiny pores. The grain is straight with a fine, even texture.
Weight is about 46lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN
North America
BOTANICAL NAMEFagus Grandifolia
OTHER NAMESN/A
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESHigh crush strength, medium stiffness and resistance to shock. Excellent bending characteristics.
WORKING PROPERTIESWorks easily with hand and power tools. Good nailing and gluing properties. Stains and polishes to a good finish.
DURABILITYSusceptible to attack by common furniture beetle and longhorn beetle. Perishable, but permeable for preservative treatment.
SEASONINGDries rapidly with strong tendency to warp, split and surface check. Subject to a large amount of shrinkage, checking and discoloration during drying. Moderate movement.
USESCabinetmaking, furniture, solid and laminated flooring, brush backs, veneers, wooden spoons, handrail parts.
COMMENTSBeech wood is well suited for food containers as it does not impart any taste or odor.

Beech Lumber

janka hardness: 1300
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Beech

4/4
$5.30
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Beech

8/4
$8.00
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.
> All Prices Are Subject To Change Without Notice <

Additional Photos

beech matle piece
front view
Above:  Fireplace mantel built from Beech wood by Rob Pelc. Stained with a Red Mahogany stain.

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