Birch (Botanical: Betula alleghaniensis)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Birch - all products are listed at bottom
Birch By The Numbers:
Birch Compared to Red Oak:
Birch Wood CharacteristicsA straight-grained wood with fine even texture. Heavy and very strong. Straight-grain lumber works well. however, swirly or irregular grain may be difficult to machine without tear out.
Color RangeCream or light brown tinged with red.
Other NamesAmerican birch, Birch, Gray birch, Silver birch, Swamp birch, Yellow birch
Some Typical UsesCabinets, furniture, joinery, flooring, turning, and high grade plywood.
What's the Tree Like?The largest of the North American birches. The tree usually reaches about 65 feet in height with a straight, tapering trunk generally about 30'' in diameter. The Birch tree grows in Eastern Canada, Eastern USA.
Birch Lumber Products for Sale with Prices
Birch Hardwood Sample
Birch 4/4 Lumber
Birch 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Birch 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Birch 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
Birch Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8'' x 32''
Birch White Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Birch White Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Birch Red Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Birch Red Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Birch Wood Edge Tape: 13/16'' x 250' Roll
Birch Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 250' Roll
Birch Wood Edge Tape: 7/8'' x 25' Roll
Birch Dowel Rod 1''
Birch Dowel Rod 1-1/2''
Birch Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
Birch Dowel Rod 1/2''
Birch Dowel Rod 1/4''
Birch Dowel Rod 1/8''
Birch Dowel Rod 3/16''
Birch Dowel Rod 3/4''
Birch Dowel Rod 3/8''
Birch Dowel Rod 5/16''
Birch Dowel Rod 5/8''
Birch Dowel Rod 7/16''
Birch Dowel Rod 7/8''