Beech (White)

The Wood:

A moderately hard, straight grained, even-textured wood with great strength properties. Works well with hand and machine tools. Density 670kg/m3.

Germany, Bavaria, Beech tree in autumn

The Tree:

Similar to Pink Beech. Good stem formation, tall and straight. Slow growth, can take up to 60 years to reach maximum height.


 Pale yellow to light tan with distinctive and characteristic dark specs.

Typical uses:

 Furniture, carving, toys, plywood.

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