Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterA moderately hard, straight-grained, even-textured wood with great strength properties. Works well with hand and machine tools.
Color RangeEven pale yellow to light tan with distinctive and characteristic dark specks.
Other NamesBeechwood, European Beech, English Beech, Carpathian Beech, Spanish Beech, French Beech, Romanian Beech, Japanese Beech
Some Typical UsesFurniture, chairs, workbenches, carvings, toys, plywood, veneer, flooring.
What's the Tree Like?Called Queen of the Woods because of their large size and stately appearance. Beech trees are reported to commonly reach 100 feet. Trunk diameters are often 4 feet. The European Beech tree grows in Europe
3.58lbs /Bd. Ft.
1440Janka Rating (?)
0.72Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with European Beech:
Ease of Finishing