European Beech Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

European Beech Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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European Beech Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
 
Why Choose Beech?

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

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1-3/4"
Width 1-3/4"
Length 12"
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Weight

3.58

lbs /Bd. Ft.
Same as red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1440

Janka Rating
11.63% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.72

Specific Gravity
12.50% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak

map of where Beech tree grows
Beech is an exotic wood from Europe

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

color of Beech
Color Range
Even pale yellow to light tan with distinctive and characteristic dark specks.
the Beech tree
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.
other names for Beech
Other Names
Beechwood, European Beech, English Beech, Carpathian Beech, Spanish Beech, French Beech, Romanian Beech, Japanese Beech
uses for Beech
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, chairs, workbenches, carvings, toys, plywood, veneer, flooring.
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