Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterA 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 North America
3.58lbs /Bd. Ft.
1260Janka Rating (?)
0.62Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Birch:
Ease of Finishing